CODEX

High yielding variety

  • Very vigorous autumn growth and good spring vigour
  • Excellent resistance to stem canker (RLM7) including good resistance to LLS
  • Good resistance for lodging with stiff straw

Characteristics

About

Codex is a high yielding conventional variety well suited to the mainstream OSR growing areas of the UK. It’s gross output at 101% is on a par with Campus, the nation’s favourite variety.

The stand out feature of Codex is it’s excellent resistance to stem canker, rated at a 9. This is backed up by good resistance to LLS and tolerance to verticillium stem stripe.

Codex has very vigorous autumn growth, a key attribute for growers in the fleabeetle hotbed of East Anglia. It has very good resistance to lodging and stiff straw.

Codex is also marketed on the KWS Oilseed Establishment Partnership (OEP)

Characteristics in numbers

CODEX data sheet