Barley



Varieties Barley




Impressive barley breeding programme

SAATEN UNION has strong barley plant breeding programmes, producing a wide range of varieties, two row, six row, feed, malting, winter and spring, which are successfully marketed across Europe. In addition to this, the company’s Hybrid Barley programme has produced varieties that are shortly to be released into the market.

Varieties from the SU programme are screened at an early stage at SU UK’s Rosalie research station with promising material being progressed through the AHDB trialling system. Acorn and Chanson were selected by the AHDB to progress onto the current Candidate list, with Acorn being chosen primarily for its promising malting potential and excellent resistance to Rhynchosporium, whilst Chanson represents a real step forward for yield for a Null – Lox variety.



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