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Variety Positioning

Very high yields, less bulk and ideal for heavy land
Improved standing, disease resistance and relatively easy to grow

  • Agrii’s preferred hybrid barley variety for heavy land due to its sensible height and stiff straw, while only being a couple of percent behind the leading varieties in terms of yield.
  • Consistently high yielding over the past three years in Agrii trials (102% treated, 82% untreated) and a reasonable specific weight (69.7 kg/hl).
  • It performs consistently well across all regions and soil types.
  • High-tillering capacity with a semi-prostrate growth habit, it is very competitive against blackgrass.
  • Drill from 20th September through to the end of October and, like the other hybrids, it is best used to maintain already low weed populations.
  • It is the shortest (109 cm treated, 102 cm untreated) and stiffest (7) of any of the hybrids.
  • Medium maturity.
  • Good all-round disease resistance against mildew (6) (6), brown rust (6) (5), Rhynchosporium (7) (7) and net blotch (5) (6).
  • Resistant to barley yellow mosaic virus.


Numbers in red – Agrii Advisory List data.
Numbers in black – AHDB Recommended List data

For detailed Agrii data and the latest disease scores speak to your local seed specialist or Agrii agronomist.