ATR Bonito Canola

ATR Bonito – A Top Performer

ATR Bonito is an early to early-mid season triazine tolerant variety that has done exceptionally well in National Variety Trials (NVT). ATR Bonito has proven comparable advantages to a F1 hybrid and represents a classic plant model for future varieties. Highly adaptable to a range of environments, Bonito is quality tested for class leading vigour.


Bag size 20kg
Maturity Early-Mid
Type Open-Pollinated
Blackleg rating MS
Resistance group A
Height Short-Med
Alternate to ATR Gem, Hyola®559TT Crusher TT
Recommended growing areas WA, SA, VIC, NSW

An EPR (End Point Royalty) of $5 per tonne (ex GST) applies to ATR Bonito

NVT Data

Region Relevant data
NSW 2014 – Bonito – NSW 
VIC 2014 – Bonito – VIC 
SA 2014 – Bonito – SA 

Variety Comparison

WA Data

Variety Crusher TT ATR Stingray Pioneer Sturt TT ATR Bonito
Blackleg Rating MR-MS MR MS-S MS
Oil Avg (%) 42.0 44.0 43.1 44.7
Yield Avg (MT/HA) 1.44 1.49 1.43 1.46

17 WA NVT trials with all varieties represented where trial mean yield was less than 2MT/HA (2012, 2013)

East Data

Variety Crusher TT Hyola® 559TT ATR Bonito
Blackleg Rating MR-MS R-MR MR-MS
Oil Avg (%) 41.2 43.8 44.9
Yield Avg (MT/HA) 2.16 2.19 2.15
Gross Income $1,076 $1,124 $1,122
Yield % of Trial Mean 107% 109% 107%

Gross income calculated using $500/MT plus or minus oil bonification.
43 NVT trials in Eastern states with all varieties represented with an average trial mean yield of 2.01MT/HA (2012,2013). Oil data is 2012 only, 2013 data was unavailable at time of printing.

More data will be available soon.

For the most up-to-date NVT Data in your region please contact your local Nuseed representative today.

Grower Stories:

“Bonito showed top vigour and the pod size is exceptional.” – Simon & Bradley Jaeschke, Clare SA

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