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Cardinal Awlless Barley

This is a winter barley with excellent grain and biomass production potential, intended for silage in livestock farming. It has excellent cold resistance and the ability to produce grain with good specific weight.

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Characteristics

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

Resistances

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