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Laureate spring barley

LAUREATE is a very high yielding spring malting barley with an excellent disease and agronomic profile shown on the AHDB Recommended List 2017. It’s a non-GN variety suitable for brewing and distilling markets.

Variety summary

End-use group: Malting

Market options: Full IBD Approval for Brewing and Distilling

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types

Agronomics: Good resistance to lodging and brackling with moderate maturity

Parentage: Sanette x Concerto

Breeding insights

"LAUREATE is the highest yielding non-GN variety on the Recommended List and has just gained Full IBD Approval for both brewing and distilling. This variety has strong support from end-users and there are multiple contracts available."
-Tracy Creasy

Tracy Creasy

The story of Laureate

Have you ever wondered how the varieties in your field end up in your whiskey or beer? Watch this video to see how the variety Laureate was bred and how it finds its way to a drink near you!

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

 

Lodging

(1-9)

Straw height without PGR

(1-9)

Ripening

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

Resistance to brackling

Laureate 

7

73

0

8

RGT Planet 

7

75

-1

8

Concerto

6

79

0

8

[ ] = limited data

 

Yield

 Untreated Yield*Treated Yield*Eastern Yield*Western Yield*Northern Yield*
Laureate92105107103105
RGT Planet91105106106105
Concerto8094959593

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

Nitrogen Content

Hot Water Extract

Laureate

66.1

1.6

3.7

1.41

315.5

RGT Planet

67.6

1.6

4.2

1.39

314.7

Concerto

68.8

1.4

3.2

1.45

316.0

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

Ramularia

(1-9)

Laureate

[8]

[6]

5

6

7

RGT Planet

9

[4]

4

6

8

Concerto

8

8

5

4

6

[ ] = limited data

Get the most from your variety

Yellow Rust in Wheat image

Fungicides

Tailor your fungicide programme to your variety

Wheat Crop with PGR

PGRs

Growth regulation advice for your Wheat

Black grass

Herbicides

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Orange Blossom Midge on Barley

Insecticides

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