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Hyvido Libra

LIBRA is a newly recommended hybrid barley on the AHDB Recommended List 2018 with outstanding grain quality and consistent yields across the UK.

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

Sowing rate: 200 seeds per m2

Breeding insights

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

Paul Roche

Variety overview

We've compared LIBRA and KWS Tower on the AHDB Recommended List 2018 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)

LIBRA7107105-1
KWS Tower79189-1

 

Yield

 Untreated Yield*Treated Yield*Eastern Yield*Western Yield*Northern Yield*
BELFRY87106107107103
KWS Tower78101100102102

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

LIBRA70.61.54.2
KWS Tower67.3--

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

Net blotch

(1-9)

LIBRA4[9]576
KWS Tower5[8]576

[ ] = limited data