Barley – Spring 2017

Southern Fuels & Farm Supplies Ltd examine the recommended list every year, we pick out the top varieties on both yield and agronomic traits. We can help you the farmer to select the best variety for your site, situation and farming system.

Seeding rates, due to the variance of the thousand grain weight, seed rates vary dramatically from year to year. To work out the correct seedings rate use the equation below

( Target plant population x TGW divided by Est plant establishment % )

or contact your local Area Representative for more details.

 

                  Kws Irina                   

 

A German variety with very high yield potential. Moderately short straw with good resistance to lodging and straw breakdown. Very good resistance to mildew and net blotch, moderate resistance to brown rust and  Rhynchosporium.

 

                  Mickle                       

 

A British variety with very high yield potential. Short straw with good resistance to lodging and straw breakdown. Moderately susceptible to mildew, net blotch and brown rust. Good resistance to Rhynchosporium.

 

                  Paustian                   

 

A Danish variety with high yield potential. Moderately tall straw with moderate resistance to lodging and straw breakdown. Very good resistance to mildew and good resistance to Rhynchosporium and brown rust. Moderate resistance to net blotch.

  

                  Propino                     

 

A British variety with moderately tall straw. Moderate susceptibility to lodging and straw breakdown. Moderately resistant to mildew and Rhynchosporium. Moderately susceptible to brown rust and net blotch. Large grain size.

 

                  Sanette                     

 

A British variety with very high yield potential. Moderately short straw with moderate resistance to lodging and moderate susceptibility to straw breakdown. Very good resistance to mildew, good resistance to net blotch and Rhynchosporium and moderate susceptibility to brown rust.

 

PROVISIONALLY RECOMMENDED

 

                  RGT Planet           

 

A British variety with very high yield potential. Moderately tall straw and moderately susceptible to lodging and straw breakdown. Very good resistance to mildew. Good resistance to Rhynchosporium. Moderate resistance to Brown Rust. Moderate susceptibility to Net Blotch.

 

For more agronomy information regarding seed variety, rate, herbicide, fungicides, pesticides and nutrients please contact our Team of experts as these change on an annual basis.

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