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Hyvido Belfry

BELFRY joined the HYVIDO Hybrid Barley family in 2015 and features a strong disease profile as well as strong straw which offers both brackling and lodging resistance.

Hyvido

Variety summary

End-use group: Livestock feed

Market options: Six-row feed, hybrid

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types and performs well even on marginal land

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions, particularly in the West

Sowing rate: 200 seeds per m2

Breeding insights

"The hybrid barley variety with high yields that is easy to manage. The very strong disease resistance scores and the shorter straw make this the hybrid barley variety of choice for those situations where spray timings may be compromised."
- James Taylor-Alford

James Taylor-Alford

Variety overview

We've compared a few varieties on the AHDB Recommended List 2017 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.

 

Agronomic features

 

Resistance to lodging

(1-9)

Straw height without PGR

(cm)

Straw height with PGR

(cm)

Ripening

(days +/- Cassata, -ve = earlier)

HYVIDO Belfry 8 [110] 103 -1
HYVIDO Volume 7 109 104 -1
KWS Glacier 7 88 84 -1

[ ] = limited data

 

Yield

  Untreated Yield* Treated Yield* Eastern Yield* Western Yield* Northern Yield*
HYVIDO Belfry 91 108 108 108 107
HYVIDO Volume 84 106 105 107 107
KWS Glacier 80 102 102 102 103

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

HYVIDO Belfry 67.2 3.5 10.3
HYVIDO Volume 67.5 5.4 15.3
KWS Glacier 68.8 2.7 8.0

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

Net blotch

(1-9)

HYVIDO Belfry 5 [8] 7 7 7
HYVIDO Volume 5 [8] 5 7 6
KWS Glacier 3 [8] 7 4 7

[ ] = limited data