Ascot Wheat - New release from BASF

  • BASF to enter Australian wheat market with Ascot wheat seed for the 2021 winter planting season

  • Ascot is a mid-late season variety with excellent yield potential in favorable growing conditions

  • BASF’s new wheat seed portfolio benefits from years of Australian research at Longerenong Wheat and Oilseed Breeding Centre 

BASF and its commercial partner Seednet have confirmed Australian growers will have access to Ascot, the first BASF-bred wheat seed, in 2021.


Selected for its yield, quality, and agronomic adaptability, Ascot is the first in a series of wheat varieties to be commercialised by BASF nationally.


This innovation is the result of almost a decade of research at BASF’s Wheat and Oilseed Breeding Centre in Longerenong, Victoria


More information to come.




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