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SPRING BARLEY 

 

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Malting. The year of registration in the Plant Variety Register for growing in Ukraine – 2007. Zone recommended for growing: woodlands.

Originator – Plant Production Institute nd. a V.Ya. Yuryev of NAAS.

Varietal characters. Variety – nutans. The plant is of medium height (70–72 cm). Anthocyanin staining of awn tips is weak. Awns are long, barbed. The ear is two-rowed, with a moderate wax coating , cylindrical, lax (11.7 spikelets per 4 cm), of medium length. Sterile. The spikelet is parallel or slightly deviating. The floral glume is finely-rugose, with feebly marked venation, gradually transiting into awn. Grain is elliptical, yellow, aristulate. The main seta is longly-pilose. Mass of 1,000 seeds is 46-52 g.

Biological features. Maturity group – middle-late, growing season length - 79-97 days. Lodging resistant (8.2-9.0 points), medium drought resistant (6.5-7.0 points). The sort has group resistance to the agents of powdery mildew (7.0 points) and barley net blotch (7.0 points).

Economic features. The sort is of intensive type. The recommended seeding rate is 4.0–4.5 mln of germinable seeds per hectare. Agrotechniques are conventional for the growing zone, sowing terms are early.

Under on-the-farm conditions the yield capacity of the sort amounted to 5.53 t/ha (Volchanskaya SAES in Kharkovskaya region) and 5.60 t/ha (Farm Firm Dzhulinka, Vinnitskaya region). The potential yield capacity is 8.5–9.0 t/ha. Grain shows good malting properties: extract content – 81,1 %, protein content – 9.0–10.9 %, evenness - 98.8 %. The yield of certified seeds is 75-85 %.

Author’s certificate No 07136.

Patent No 0753.

State registration number 03012011

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