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Release year


Breeding Program

Virginia Tech


Winter Six-row feed barley

Agronomic Characteristics:

Yield: Very high, excellent for feed grain, fall and winter pasture, and straw.
Appearance: Awned
Maturity: Full season. Heading date 2 days later than Wysor.
Straw Strength: Good
Disease Reaction: Highly susceptible to powdery mildew. Moderately susceptible to leaf rust and net blotch.

Malting Characteristics

Reasonably goof malt extract but lacks the desired enzymes for large scale beer production.

Brewing Quality Traits


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