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Hyvido Libra

Variety Overview

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/m2

Key features: LIBRA was added to the AHDB Recommended List in 2018/2019 and offers outstanding grain quality with consistent regional performance. The variety that sets the standard for 6-row grain quality. 

 

 

 

Key Performance Statistics

We've compared LIBRA and KWS Orwell on the AHDB Recommended List 2021/22 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.

 

Yield

 

Untreated Yield*

Treated Yield*

Eastern Yield*

Western Yield*

Northern Yield*

LIBRA

81

103.0

103

104

102

KWS Orwell

80

102.0

102

102

101

* % treated control

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

LIBRA

70.8

2.3

8.4

KWS Orwell

68.1

2.1

6.3

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

Net blotch

(1-9)

BaYMV

LIBRA

4

6

6

6

R

KWS Orwell

3

7

6

5

R

Agronomic features

 

Resistance to lodging

(1-9)

Straw height without PGR

(cm)

Straw height with PGR

(cm)

Ripening

(days +/- KWS Orwell,  -ve = earlier)

LIBRA

7

110

104

0

KWS Orwell

8

89

86

0

 

Source: AHDB Recommended List 2021/2020

Breeding Insight

The variety should offer growers the best opportunity to combine outstanding specific weight with high yield potential.

Paul Roche

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PGRs

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