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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.


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


Straw height without PGR


Straw height with PGR



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

HYVIDO Volume7109104-1
KWS Cassia886910

[ ] = limited data



 Untreated Yield*Treated Yield*Eastern Yield*Western Yield*Northern Yield*
HYVIDO Volume84106105107107
KWS Cassia82999999101

* % treated control


Grain quality


Specific Weight



(% through 2.25mm)


(% through 2.5mm) 

HYVIDO Volume67.55.415.3
KWS Cassia70.52.05.4


Disease profile




Yellow rust


Brown rust




Net blotch


HYVIDO Volume5[8]576
KWS Cassia4[5]746

[ ] = limited data