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Scholar spring barley

SCHOLAR is a very high yielding feed spring barley on the AHDB Recommended List 2019. It has a strong disease profile, excellent straw characteristics and a high specific weight.

Variety summary

End-use group: Feed

Market Options: UK market

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions 

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types

Agronomics: Very high yields and excellent specific weight

Parentage: Summit x SJ56065

Breeding insights

"A feed spring barley with good straw and agronomic characteristics. Scholar is an easy to grow, high yielding barn filler. The best spring feed barley with the strongest disease profile."
-Tracy Creasy

Tracy Creasy

Variety overview

We've compared SCHOLAR with other varieties on the AHDB Recommended List 2019 and shared some key statistics we think you might be interested in.

 

Agronomic features

                

Resistance to lodging

(1-9)

Straw height without PGR

(1-9)

Ripening

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

Resistance to brackling

(1-9)

 SCHOLAR 

7

68

+1

9

 Ovation 

7

72

+1

7

 LG Tomahawk

7

70

+1

7

 

Yield

 

Untreated Yield*

Treated Yield*

Eastern Yield*

Western Yield*

Northern Yield*

 SCHOLAR 

92

103

103

101

104

Ovation

87

102

104

101

102

 LG Tomahawk

92

104

105

102

105

 % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

Nitrogen Content

 SCHOLAR 

69.0

1.8

5.2

-

 Ovation 

66.8

1.6

4.3

1.45

 LG Tomahawk 

66.4

1.5

3.5

1.42

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew 

(1-9)

Yellow rust

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

SCHOLAR

[9]

[8]

5

5

Ovation

[9]

[6]

4

6

LG Tomahawk

[9]

[6]

4

6

[ ] = limited data