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Hyvido Libra

LIBRA is a new hybrid barley candidate variety in AHDB Recommended List trials.

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 a few varieties on the AHDB Recommended List Candidate Trials 2017 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in.

 

Agronomic features

 

Lodging % (UT)

Lodging % (T)

Height

(cm)

Ripening

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

HYVIDO Libra 4 1 103 -1
HYVIDO Volume 5 3 100 -1
KWS Glacier 7 6 78 -1

[ ] = limited data

 

Yield

  Untreated Yield* Treated Yield*
HYVIDO Libra [87] 105
HYVIDO Volume 87 107
KWS Glacier 81 102

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

HYVIDO Libra 69.9
HYVIDO Volume 66.8
KWS Glacier 68.2

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

Net blotch

(1-9)

HYVIDO Libra 4 5 6 5
HYVIDO Volume 5 5 7 6
KWS Glacier 3 7 4 7

[ ] = limited data