Barley - Spring

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 % )

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RECOMMENDED
Gangway

A Danish variety with very high yield potential. A later maturing variety, with good resistance to lodging and straw breakdown. Very good resistance to mildew and net blotch, with good resistance to brown rust and Rhynchosporium. Excellent grain quality.

Kws Irina    

A German variety with high yield potential. 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 good resistance to lodging and straw breakdown. Moderately susceptible to brown rust. Susceptible to mildew and net blotch. Good resistance to Rhynchosporium. Very good grain quality.

Paustian  

A Danish variety with high yield potential. 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.

RGT Planet

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

PROVISIONALLY RECOMMENDED

HACKER: A French variety with good resistance to lodging and moderate resistance to
straw breakdown. Early maturing with very good resistance to mildew. Good resistance to net blotch, brown rust and Rhynchosporium. Very good
grain quality.

KWS CANTTON: A very high yielding German variety with moderate susceptibility to lodging and susceptible to straw breakdown. Early maturing with very good resistance to mildew. Good resistance to net blotch with moderate resistance to brown rust. Very good grain quality.

LIMONA: An earlier maturing German variety with good resistance to lodging and straw breakdown. Very good resistance to mildew and net blotch. Good resistance to Rhynchosporium and moderate resistance to brown rust.

PROSPECT: A Danish variety with very high yield potential. Moderately early maturing. Moderately susceptible to lodging with moderate resistance to straw breakdown. Very good resistance to mildew. Good resistance to brown rust and moderate susceptibility to net blotch.

SY ARDERIN: A high yield potential British variety with good resistance to lodging and straw breakdown. A later maturing variety with very good resistance to mildew. Good resistance to net blotch and moderate resistance to brown
rust.

SY ERRIGAL: A very high yielding and later maturing British variety. Good resistance to lodging and moderate resistance to straw breakdown. Very good resistance to mildew and net blotch. Good resistance to brown rust.

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