A high yielding, mildew resistant, export malting barley
- High yielding mid-long season variety available to Western Australian (WA) growers.
- Superior malting characteristics with improved malt extract levels over Baudin.
- Resistant to Powdery Mildew and good Barley Leaf Rust resistance.
- High level of tolerance to pre-harvest sprouting.
Flinders is a medium to late maturing, semi-dwarf and has moderate early vigour. Flinders is slightly taller in height than Baudin, has a prostrate growth habit like Baudin and offers good straw strength, lodging resistance and head retention. Flinders has a short coleoptile and strongly expresses redness in the awns, auricles and base of the stem during grain fill.