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Rosalind

Exceptionally high yielding, broadly adapted, mid maturing feed barley.

Rosalind provides growers with an exceptionally high yielding, mid-season feed barley. An ideal variety for growers looking for sowing date flexibility and a solid disease resistance package, including good Leaf Rust, Powdery Mildew and Net Form of Net Blotch resistance.

STRENGTHS

  • Highest yielding barley variety in 2014 National Variety Trials
  • Broadly adapted, mid-maturing feed barley
  • Ideally suited to environments where yield and yield stability is the top priority
  • Best performance observed with a May sowing
  • Good net form of Net Blotch and Leaf Rust resistance
  • Good straw strength and head retention
  • Available for planting in 2016

PLANT FEATURES

Rosalind has a short coleoptile and moderate plant height with an erect growth habit. Good straw strength and head retention with a parallel head shape and good early vigour providing strong competitiveness against weeds. Rosalind shows a high level of pre-harvest sprouting tolerance.