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SY Kingsbarn

SY Kingsbarn





6-row Hybrid

Not declared


A very high output hybrid barley

Highest specific weight and lowest screenings of any 6-row

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  • SY Kingsbarn has become a very popular hybrid across the UK with high yields in Agrii trials over the past three years (103% treated, 77% untreated).

  • It also has the lowest screening losses of any 6-row type in official trials and a high specific weight (70.2 kg/hl).

  • Ideal for use on lower potential sites, lighter soils, situations where grass weeds are a problem and increasingly used for anaerobic

  • Very stable performance across all regions and soil types. Best drilled from late September through to mid-October. Very competitive against grassweeds.

  • Tall straw (116 cm untreated, 106 cm treated). Stem stiffness is on the low side (7 treated, 6 untreated) and it is still prone to lodging even after a robust PGR programme. It has a higher lodging risk than both SY Armadillo and Belfry.

  • Medium maturity (0).

  • Good disease resistance against mildew (7) (6), net blotch (5) (5), Rhynchosporium (7) (7) but weak against brown rust (5) (4).

  • Resistant to barley yellow mosaic virus.

Numbers in bold – Agrii Advisory List data
Numbers in standard text – AHDB Recommended List data

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