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Bordeaux has taller straw and very limited data on straw strength suggests that it repsponds very well to PGR application. Bordeaux ripens at a similar time to KWS Orwell.
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Bordeaux is a new feed barley candidate and is the highest yielding two row variety in AHDB RL trials harvest 2020.
The appeal of Bordeaux is obvious, with exceptional treated UK yields approaching those of six row hybrid barleys and very high yields in all regions.
Importantly, Bordeaux has a superb specific weight. It is also early to ripen.
Bordeaux is a two row feed barley producing six row yields.
Bordeaux has a superb specific weight (70.8 kg/hl), compared to KWS Orwell at 67.9kg/hl.
Source: AHDB RL Candidates 2020. www.ahdb.org.uk/rl
Bordeaux has good resistance to mildew and net blotch.