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Winter barley at a glance Varieties added (3) Sunningdale (Six-row hybrid feed) UK Funky (Six-row feed) UK KWS Creswell (two-row feed) North

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Varieties removed (6) Cassata (malt) Pearl (malt) Retriever (two-row feed) Cavalier (two-row feed) Matros (two-row feed) Florentine (two-row feed)

LG Motown is one of six Group 4 soft feed wheats added to the List.

the UK, with a combination of being suitable for distilling with a medium rating and has uks export potential, achieving samples with high specific weight and Hagberg Falling Number. It has stiff straw and an overall good disease resistance package for mildew (7), yellow rust (8), brown rust (7) and septoria tritici (6.5).

Recommended List. KWS Kerrin holds the crown as the highest yielding variety on the List recommended for the east and west. This yield advantage is in combination with stiff straw, orange wheat blossom midge resistance and good resistance to mildew (7), yellow rust (7), and brown rust (7). Shabras is recommended for the UK and combines a high yield with early maturity. It also has stiff straw and good resistance to mildew (7), yellow rust (8) and septoria tritici (6.2). The variety is, however, susceptible to brown rust (4). Freiston combines a high yield, early maturity and stiff straw, with good resistance to mildew (7), yellow rust (9), brown rust (7) and septoria tritici (6.7). Dunston combines a high yield with stiff straw and good resistance to yellow rust (7), brown rust (6), septoria tritici (6.7) and eyespot (6). This combination makes it one of the relatively lower risk varieties on the List.

Spring wheat

Savello is a high-yielding Group 4 soft feed variety for the north.

Hardwicke is a high-yielding early maturing Group 4 soft feed variety for the north, suitable for distilling with a medium rating. It is stiff-strawed early maturing with good resistance to yellow rust (8), brown rust (6) and septoria tritici (5.9).

Hard feed Four new hard feed varieties have also been added to the

KWS Cochise is a new quality nabim Group 2 spring wheat; it shows a degree of variability in testing over three years, leading to its Group 2 rating. It has the highest yield of all varieties in spring-sown trials, in combination with orange wheat blossom midge resistance, early maturity and good resistance to brown rust (8) and septoria tritici (6). KWS Chilham is a new quality provisional nabim Group 2 spring wheat, which tends to show lower protein than a Group 1 variety, but with stronger gluten. It has good resistance to yellow rust (7) and septoria tritici (6), but it is susceptible to brown rust (4). It also has resistance to orange wheat blossom midge.

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spring feed barley

Winter barley Sunningdale is a very high yielding hybrid six-row feed barley. Although it has a similar yield to Bazooka, continued over...

Spring wheats at a glance Varieties added (2) KWS Cochise KWS Chilham

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Varieties removed (1) Belvoir (hard Group 4)

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