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BELMONT is the highest yielding hybrid barley on the AHDB Recommended List 2019 combined with good grain quality and strong agronomics. 

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

Sowing rate: 200 seeds per m2

Variety Summary

We've compared BELMONT and KWS Orwell on the AHDB Recommended List 2019 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 +/- KWS Orwell, -ve = earlier)

BELMONT71101070
KWS Orwell887850

 

Yield

 Untreated Yield*Treated Yield*Eastern Yield*Western Yield*Northern Yield*
BELMONT78109108110108
KWS Orwell81103102103102

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

BELMONT68.52.910.3
KWS Orwell67.82.16.0

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

Net blotch

(1-9)

BELMONT6[8]466
KWS Orwell3[7]765

[ ] = limited data