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SY BARACOODA

Variety Overview

End-use group: Six-row feed, Hybrid

Market options: Livestock feed

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

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

Sowing rate: Approx 200 seeds/m2 in good conditions

Key features: SY BARACOODA is the high yielding variety for all regions. It has good all-round disease resistance and consistent performance. This variety also offers built-in grass weed suppression as standard.

 

 

 

Key Performance Statistics

 

We've compared SY BARACOODA 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*

 SY BARACOODA

85

107.0

107

107

107

KWS Orwell

80

102.0

102

102

101

* % treated control

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

SY

BARACOODA

68.7

2.1

7.4

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

SY

BARACOODA

7

5

6

5

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 +/- Orwell, -ve = earlier)

SY

BARACOODA

7

121

110

0

KWS Orwell

8

89

86

0

 

Source: AHDB Recommended List 2021/22

 

 

Breeding Insight

SY BARACOODA has excellent treated and untreated yields. Consistent performance and good agronomics make this variety an exciting option for growers.

Sarah Hughes

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