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DK Exception


DK Exception is a consistent performing hybrid suited to a wide range of farm situations

Breeder's View

    "DK Exception is a good choice for growers throughout the UK. It has given outstanding gross output over a wide range of UK and European locations. It features pod shatter resistance and very high lodging resistance."

Key Traits

Double Phoma Resistance

Double Phoma Resistance
RLM7 supported by polygenic resistance for the most durable phoma/stem canker protection and greatest spraying economy and flexibility

Pod Shatter Resistance

Pod Shatter Resistance
Pioneering genetic resistance to pod shattering for the least seed shedding up to and at harvest and the greatest flexibility in harvest timing.

Vigorous Establishment

Vigorous Establishment
Robust initial root and shoot growth for the most reliable and even establishment.



Product Characteristics



Management Guide

  • Seed rate should target an even plant stand of 25-30 plants/m2 in spring.
  • Light Leaf Spot should be monitored and treated as required.
  • The rapid autumn growth habit means a PGR may be appropriate in early/mid October on very forward crops to reduce the risk of over development pre winter.


Four young farmers from Norfolk discuss DEKALB's Exception - Norfolk



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