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Craft winter barley

CRAFT is the highest yielding winter malting barley on the AHDB Recommended List 2017/18.

Craft winter barley

Variety summary

Market options: Provisional approval for brewing by IBD

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions

Agronomics: Robust disease profile, with no rating below a 6

Parentage: SY 208-56 x SY Venture 

Breeding insights

"CRAFT is a step forward over SY Venture - higher yielding with bigger, bolder grain. Provisionally approved by the IBD, CRAFT should gain Full Approval in June 2018. In the meantime, it has strong support from end-users and contracts are already in place."
- 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.

 

Yield

 

Untreated yield*

Fungicide treated yield UK*

 

Eastern yield*

Western yield*

Northern yield*

Craft

79

98

98

97

98

SY Venture

72

96

96

96

94

Talisman

77

96

97

94

95

Flagon

79

94

93

94

93

* % treated control (UK = 9.4 t/ha, East = 9.6 t/ha, West = 9.2 t/ha & North = 8.9 t/ha) 

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight (kg/hl)

Screenings (% through 2.25 mm)

Screenings (% through 2.5 mm)

Nitrogen content (%)

Craft

69.0

1.8

4.9

1.64

SY Venture

69.5

3.4

9.2

1.64

Talisman

66.8

3.8

10.6

1.60

Flagon

69.0

2.7

7.3

1.69

 

Agronomic features

 

Resistance to lodging  (1-9)

Height without PGR (cm)

Height with PGR (cm)

Ripening (days +/- Cassata, -ve = earlier)

Craft

8

[95]

90

0

SY Venture

7

91

86

0

Talisman

6

100

97

-1

Flagon

5

101

101

-1

[ ] = limited data

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew (1-9)

Yellow rust (1-9)

Brown rust (1-9)

Rhynchosporium (1-9)

Net blotch (1-9)

BaYMV

Craft

6

[8]

7

6

7

R

SY Venture

6

[7]

6

4

6

R

Talisman

6

[9]

7

6

5

R

Flagon

6

[7]

7

6

4

-

[ ] = limited data

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