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AGRONOMICS

                                 

 

Straw strength/maturity

 

Pixie has short, stiff straw and shows excellent lodging resistance. Pixie ripens at a similar time to KWS Orwell.

 

 

 

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OVERVIEW

 

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.

PERFORMANCE

 

Pixie is a  two row feed barley producing superb yields.

GRAIN QUALITY

 

Pixie has a very high specific weight (70.3 kg/hl), compared to KWS Orwell at 67.9kg/hl.

Products Winter Barley

Source: AHDB RL Candidates 2020. www.ahdb.org.uk/rl

Disease resistance

 

Pixie has good all round disease resistance, but in particular to net blotch.

Trial seed barleyT1 Candidate CMYK sm Pixie pdf Pixie Winter Barley logo Pixie Treated-Untreated graphs 2020