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Spring barley 'GĀTE'

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Species: spring barley

Variety title: ‘GĀTE’

Development

 

Pedigree:

St 6767// Emir2* Nadja

Maintainer and representative of selection breeders:

AREI

Authors of the variety:

Kārlis Buivids, Maija Gaiķe, Maija Sovere, Vita Gaiķe

Registered:

1999.

Protection period of the variety:

up to 31 December 2024.

Morphological description:

The plant is medium-tall.

The grain contains hull.

Economic characteristics:

Medium-late variety.

Good resistance to lodging.

Quality:

High grain density.

Medium content of protein and high starch content in grain.

Extractability is medium to high.

Susceptibility to diseases:

Can be infected with mildew, net blotch and loose smut.

Use:

The grain can be used for animal feed, the production of malt is also possible.

Cultivation:

Suitable for intensive cultivation under conventional farming system.

Recommended sowing rate: 400 germinating seeds per m2.

The seed must be treated with mordant.

Responsive to high doses of fertiliser.

For information:

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