Variety - HAES 246
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HAES 246 is an industry standard variety included in RVT Series 3 for comparison. This page presents information about in the same format as our variety pages to aid growers’ decision making.
|Royalty Status||Public Domain (no royalty)|
|Kern Recovery||39 - 41%|
|Kernel Wt||2.7 - 3.2g|
|First Grade||80 - 95%|
|Flower Season||Mid Season|
|Harvest Season||Mid Season|
|Abnorm Vertical (AVG)||Appears Tolerant|
HAES 246 proved to be a consistent performer in RVT3
- Spreading growth habit needs more management.
- Nuts have an overly large micropile that is a point of weakness for insect and microbial ingress.
- Kernel quality is average but not great.
In RVT Series 3 to year nine, HAES 246 was ahead of the average of standards at Alstonville, DeCortez, Booyan & Bundy Sugar. It was not planted at Wirra Willa.
Using accumulated Gross Income per Ha as a comparator, on average it was $1,700/Ha ahead the standards by year nine of RVT 3.
Note the following table uses mean annual Gross Income/Ha/Yr as opposed to accumulated value above.
|Gross Income/Ha/Yr in RVT3|
Mean of Years 4 to 9, $5/kg base price
|HAES 246||Mean of 5|
|B1 (De Cortez)||$9,107||$7,908|
|B3 (Bundy Sugar)||$8,082||7,563|
|Childers (to yr 7)||$13,885||$14,441|
(Orange/Green change indicates positive cash flow)
(Orange sections indicate hand strip)
Our more detailed discussion of RVT Series 3 results is available here.
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