You are here

Share page with AddThis
Laureate spring barley

LAUREATE is a very high yielding spring malting barley with an excellent disease and agronomic profile. It’s a non-GN variety with Full MBC Approval for Brewing and Distilling with very strong support from all end users and contracts available for both markets across the UK. 

Variety summary

End-use group: Malting

Market options: Full MBC 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 Fully Approved non-GN variety on the Recommended List 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 whisky 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 2019 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

(1-9)

Ripening

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

Resistance to brackling

(1-9)

 LAUREATE 

7

71

+1

8

RGT Planet 

7

73

0

8

Concerto

7

78

0

8

 

Yield

 Untreated Yield*Treated Yield*Eastern Yield*Western Yield*Northern Yield*
 LAUREATE 94103104103104
RGT Planet93103104104103
Concerto8494939592

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

Nitrogen Content

Hot Water Extract

 LAUREATE 

66.8

1.3

3.0

1.47

315.1

RGT Planet

68.3

1.1

3.1

1.45

314.9

Concerto

69.3

1.1

2.6

1.51

315.6

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

LAUREATE

[8]

[6]

5

6

RGT Planet

[9]

[5]

4

5

Concerto

8

[8]

5

4

[ ] = 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

Integrate your approach to wheat weed management

Orange Blossom Midge on Barley

Insecticides

Manage pest pressure in your crop