Getting the best out of Builder
Builder is an early maturing spring oilseed rape hybrid with the highest gross output and oil content currently available.
|Gross output||102%||Very high|
|Seed yield||101%||Very high|
|Oil %||45.5%||Very High|
|Soil types||No differences known|
|Sowing date||Mid-March - mid-April|
|Sowing method||No differences known|
|Harvest method||Desiccation or swathing|
|Earliness of flowering||early||late|
|Earliness of maturity||early||late|
Ease of management
Builder has a vigorous growth habit which aids rapid establishment and resilience to pest attack.
It is medium tall, combining a higher biomass characteristic than the older hybrids which helps to build its high yields. It flowers early and benefits from medium-early maturity allowing the full development of its high oil content before a reasonably timed harvest.
It has shown consistent performance over several years of testing in official trials.
Red = Low: 1–4 Orange = Medium: 5–6 Green = High 7–9
Higher scores reflect that the variety shows the characteristic to a higher degree. Data extracted from AHDB DL 2018/19
Performance and income
Builder delivers very high returns through a combination of high seed yield plus exceptional oil bonus.
Where to buy our seed
Below you will find where Builder is available to purchase