Metelytsia Kharkivska was included in the State Register of Plant Varieties Suitable for Dissemination in Ukraine in 2020 for growing in the forest-steppe.
Variety – erythrospermum.
This cultivar is mid-ripening, mid-tall, lodging resistant. Frost tolerance is high (7.5 points). In the field, it is highly resistant to major diseases. The grain quality meets the requirements for valuable wheat.
A high genetically determined yield potential. In 2020 in the competitive variety trial at the PPI named after VYa Yuriev the average yield was 7.27 t/ha. In the experiments of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination the yield was 9.11 t/ha at Mykolayiv Regional State Center for Plant Variety Examination, 7.33 t/ha at Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Center for Plant Variety Examination, 8.87 t/ha at Volyn Regional State Center for Plant Variety Examination, and 8.19 t/ha at Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Center for Plant Variety Examination. In the demonstration fields of the Agricultural LLC Farm Novyi Shliakh (Kharkivska Oblast, Borivskyi Raion), the yield was 5.56 t/ha.
This cultivar is universal. It requires protection against diseases and pests. The seeding rate is 4.5 million germinable seeds per 1 hectare after fallow and 5.5 million seeds after non-fallow forecrops.