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SY SPLENDOR was new to the AHDB Recommended List 2020/21. It is a potential new brewing variety with stiff straw and good agronomics as well as very high grain quality making it a valuable addition to the brewing market.

Variety Summary

End-use group: Brewing

Market options: Under MBC evaluation for brewing

Regional positioning: Outstanding performance in all regions

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types

Agronomics: Good resistance to lodging with excellent brackling with moderate maturity

Parentage: Octavia x Dioptric

Breeding Insight

High specific weight and low screenings from SY SPLENDOR are excellent attributes in the malting process, ensuring high alcohol production for the end users.

Kathryn Hamlen

Kath Hamlen

Variety Overview

We've compared a few varieties on the AHDB Recommended List 2021/22 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)

 SY SPLENDOR 

7

73

+2

8

RGT Planet 

7

73

0

8

Propino

7

75

0

8

 

Yield

 

Untreated Yield*

Treated Yield*

Eastern Yield*

Western Yield*

Northern Yield*

 SY SPLENDOR 

91

103.2

103

103

103

RGT Planet

91

99.5

99

100

99

Propino

82

95.1

94

96

95

* % treated control

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight

(kg/hl)

Screenings

(% through 2.25mm)

Screenings

(% through 2.5mm) 

Nitrogen Content

Hot Water Extract

 SY SPLENDOR 

67.9

1.7

4.5

1.51

314.0

RGT Planet

67.8

1.4

3.8

1.51

313.9

Propino

68.1

1.0

2.2

1.60

311.1

 

Disease profile

 

    Mildew     

(1-9)

Brown rust

(1-9)

Rhynchosporium 

(1-9)

SY SPLENDOR

9

3

[4]

RGT Planet

9

5

5

Propino

6

5

5

[ ] = limited data

Get the most from your variety

Fungicides

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Barley trial showing different crop heights

PGRs

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Herbicides

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Insecticides

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