Yields for wheat in the UK average at 8.5 tonnes/ha. BASF technology work to secure that yield.
218 million hectares of arable land are used to grow wheat globally every year, producing around 730 million tonnes*. This is second only to rice.
In the UK 1.9 million hectares produces anything from 11 – 18 million tonnes a year. This accounts for more than 58% of all crops grown in the UK.
BASF has a long-standing history in developing market-leading chemistry to protect wheat crops against major diseases, weed control and canopy management.