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Astro Awlless Barley

High productivity and good tolerance to major diseases make this barley very interesting. Its qualitative characteristics are also good, with high grain specific weight.

Punti di forza


Plant height: medium-tall
Vegetative cycle: medium-early
Alternativity: winter
Spike type: awlless
Grain specific weight: high


Powdery mildew: moderately resistant
Brown rust: moderately resistant
Rhynchosporium: moderately resistant
Septoria: resistant
Lodging: moderately resistant

Agronomic indications

Use: grain, forage silage
Cultivation areas: north-central-south Italy
Sowing rate: 160 – 170 kg/Ha
Sowing period: autumn

Cultural recommendations

Fertilization: based on the availability of organic inputs (slurry, digestate)
Autumnal needs: N 30/40 units/Ha; P2 O5 70/80 units/Ha; K2 O 80/90 units/Ha
Spring needs: N 70/80 units/Ha


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