Originator – Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev of NAAS.
Saturn F1 was included in the State Register of Plant Varieties Suitable for Dissemination in Ukraine in 2016 for growing in the steppe.
Variety - vulgare.
Plant height = 125-135 cm.
Highly resistant to lodging, shedding and in-spike germination.
Very high frost tolerance and winter hardiness (9 points).
Very high drought resistance (9 points).
Resistance to major diseases.
Grains are large, oval, grayish-green. The 1000-grain weight is 30-36 g. The crude protein content is 9.0-10.4%. The falling number is 200-230 sec. The bread-making qualities are good.
The potential yield is 10.2 t/ha.
This hybrid gives higher yields after better forecrops. The recommended seeding rate is 3 million germinable seeds per 1 hectare.
Seed production peculiarities: distance separation for hybridization plots is 2,000 m.