BAZOOKA is one of our high performing hybrid barley varieties. It has proven on-farm performance and combines yield potential with good grass weed suppression. BAZOOKA also performs well in all regions.
End-use group: Six-row feed, Hybrid
Market options: Livestock feed
Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types and performs well even on marginal land
Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions, particularly in the East
Sowing rate: Approx 200 seeds/m2 in good conditions. Up to 250 seeds/m2 in black-grass situations
"BAZOOKA was launched as a Candidate variety in 2015 and gained automatic recommendation by the AHDB in 2016. BAZOOKA performs particularly well in all regions of the UK and where black-grass is an issue. This is because of the variety’s spring vigour that boosts grass weed suppression. If you’re looking for a popular variety that is tried and trusted, then BAZOOKA is it."
- Mark Bullen
We've compared BAZOOKA to KWS Orwell on the AHDB Recommended List 2020/21 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in. Download the variety sheet for some more in depth information you can carry with you everywhere.
|Untreated Yield*||Treated Yield*||Eastern Yield*||Western Yield*||Northern Yield*|
* % treated control
(% through 2.25mm)
(% through 2.5mm)
[ ] = limited data
Resistance to lodging
Straw height without PGR
Straw height with PGR
(days +/- KWS Orwell, -ve = earlier)