Cross between western two-rowed varieties and midwestern six-row varieties

Synonyms/Experimental #s


Release year


Breeding Program

North Dakota State University


Spring two-row

Agronomic Characteristics:

Yield: 5% advantage over Pinnacle
Protein: Low
Maturity: Medium-late
Straw Strength: Medium-strong
Straw Length: Slightly taller than Pinnacle, Lacey, and Conlon.
Disease Reaction: Moderatly resistance/resistant to net blotch and spot blotch.

Malting Characteristics

Accumulates 20% less DON and has lower beta glucan levels than Pinnacle. Similar kernel plumpness to Pinnacle.

Brewing Quality Traits


Related Articles:

ABI - ND Genesis Fact Sheet

ND Genesis Two-Row Barley