Pasteur Sugar Beet
PASTEUR: Reliable, low bolting and sweet
- Rhizomania resistant
- Diploid N type – sugar balance variety
- Recommended in January 2011
- Status: R (Fully Recommended)
Pasteur has demonstrated again and again the flexibility required for early drilling, excellent emergence and high sugar content, and these characters have made Pasteur a firm favourite with many sugar beet growers. Indeed, in 2017, Pasteur makes up nearly 10% of the National sugar beet crop. With reliable performance over different seasons, soil types and harvest dates, Pasteur should be considered as part of your plans again in 2018.
Pasteur is a popular, high-value sugar beet variety with an excellent agronomic profile that is highly complementary to Strube UK’s Haydn. Pasteur delivers good Sugar Yield and Adjusted Tonnes through a combination of good root yield and decent sugar content with very low bolting from early and normal sowings.
Why choose Pasteur Sugar Beet?
- Commercially proven and popular
- Low bolting
- High sugar yield and sugar content
- High plant populations
- Large tops and vigorous growth giving good ground cover
- Competitively priced high value variety
Pasteur is a resilient and adaptable variety on the 2018 BBRO/BSPB Recommended List which in addition to high yields, ticks all the other boxes for sugar beet growers; with very good bolting resistance from early and normal drillings, excellent establishment and good canopy development. Added to the BBRO UK Recommended List in 2011, Pasteur has already made a significant contribution to the national sugar beet crop and remains among the most popular varieties in UK fields again in 2017.
How to use Pasteur Sugar Beet:
- Complementary variety to Haydn with high yield, high sugar content and low bolting
- Suitable for all soil types and all drilling dates.
- Excellent cost-effective transport variety
- Harvest early or late
Download the latest Strube Pasteur Sugar Beet Variety Guide here.
Find Out More About Strube UK’s Sugar Beet Varieties
If you would like to know more about Strube UK’s sugar beet varieties or would like to become involved in a sugar beet trial, then please do not hesitate to contact the Strube UK team. Alternatively you can contact us by calling Richard at our Fakenham office on (01328) 851572 or by emailing him by clicking here