Variety - HAES 344
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HAES 344 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||34 - 39%|
|Kernel Wt||2.5 - 3.0g|
|First Grade||90 - 100%|
|Flower Season||Early to Mid Season|
|Harvest Season||Early to Mid Season|
|Abnorm Vertical (AVG)||Susceptable|
HAES 344 performed poorly in RVT 3 mostly due to its low kernel recovery.
- Healthy tree apart from AVG
- Poor overall performance
- AVG susceptability makes it an in inappropriate choice for many Northern areas.
In RVT Series 3 to year nine, HAES 344 was behind the average of standards at all sites where it was planted. It was not planted at Childers.
Using accumulated Gross Income per Ha as a comparator, on average it was $8,180/Ha behind 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 344||Mean of 5|
|B1 (De Cortez)||$7,735||$7,908|
|B3 (Bundy Sugar)||$7,257||7,563|
|B4 (Wirra Willa)||$7,331||$10,513|
(Orange/Green change indicates positive cash flow)
(Yellow sections indicate hand strip)
Our more detailed discussion of RVT Series 3 results is available here.
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