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Pixie has short, stiff straw and shows excellent lodging resistance. Pixie ripens at a similar time to KWS Orwell.
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Pixie is a new feed barley candidate for harvest 2020.
It produces higher treated yields than the leading varieties.
It is a short, stiff-strawed variety with excellent ressistance to lodging and very good disease resistance, in particular to net blotch. Pixie has a high specific weight and is early to ripen.
Pixie is a two row feed barley producing superb yields.
Pixie has a very high specific weight (70.3 kg/hl), compared to KWS Orwell at 67.9kg/hl.
Source: AHDB RL Candidates 2020. www.ahdb.org.uk/rl
Pixie has good all round disease resistance, but in particular to net blotch.