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Propino spring barley

PROPINO is a spring malting barley that has been on the Recommended List since 2010 and also has full IBD Approval for brewing. PROPINO has produced excellent yields across all regions of the UK and is still the number one spring barley for the UK and England’s favourite brewing variety.

Propino spring barley

Variety summary

End-use group: Malting

Market options: UK and Export, Fully IBD Approved (Brewing)

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types

Agronomics: Robust disease profile and early maturity

Parentage: Quench x NFC Tipple

Breeding insights

"PROPINO remains the main stay of the English brewing market. Accepted by ALL English maltsters and exportable to the continent, PROPINO offers complete flexibility on market options. Consistent, tried and trusted - England’s number 1 brewing variety."
-Tracy Creasy

Tracy Creasy

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

 Propino 

7

77

-1

8

RGT Planet 

7

75

-1

8

KWS Irina

8

71

-1

9

[ ] = limited data

 

Yield

 

Untreated Yield*

Treated Yield*

Eastern Yield*

Western Yield*

Northern Yield*

Propino

84

100

98

100

101

RGT Planet

95

105

106

106

105

KWS Irina

88

104

103

104

105

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

Nitrogen Content

Hot Water Extract

Propino

68

1.1

2.4

1.48

313.2

RGT Planet

67.6

1.6

4.2

1.39

314.7

KWS Irina

65.8

2.0

4.8

1.42

314.7

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

Ramularia

(1-9)

Propino

6

4

5

6

6

RGT Planet

9

[4]

4

6

8

KWS Irina

9

[6]

4

5

7

[ ] = limited data

Get the most from your variety

Yellow Rust in Wheat image

Fungicides

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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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