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Hyvido Volume

VOLUME has been recommended by the AHDB since its release eight year ago. It offers proven, consistent performance with fantastic yield potential and an overall strong disease profile.

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

"VOLUME is a variety that has proven itself to be high yielding no matter the soil type or season, and offers additional benefits such as black-grass suppression - it is proven to reduce seed return, meaning you can not only increase yields but also utilise land previously thought un-farmable."
- Mark Bullen

Mark Bullen

Variety overview

We've compared a few varieties on the AHDB Recommended List 2017 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)

HYVIDO Volume 7 109 104 -1
Surge 6 [93] 93 0
KWS Cassia 8 86 91 0

[ ] = limited data

 

Yield

  Untreated Yield* Treated Yield* Eastern Yield* Western Yield* Northern Yield*
HYVIDO Volume 84 106 105 107 107
Surge 88 103 104 103 102
KWS Cassia 82 99 99 99 101

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

HYVIDO Volume 67.5 5.4 15.3
Surge 68.6 2.2 5.4
KWS Cassia 70.5 2.0 5.4

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

Net blotch

(1-9)

HYVIDO Volume 5 [8] 5 7 6
Surge 5 [7] 8 7 7
KWS Cassia 4 [5] 7 4 6

[ ] = limited data