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Mochina 5 Awlless Hulless Barley

Zanandrea Sementi Srl has the exclusive rights for Italy for this product. It’s a medium-late winter barley without awns that produces forage with high palatability and digestibility. Its resistance to winter cold, intensive grazing, and high forage biomass production make it very interesting also for the production of dry hay for dairy and beef cattle.

Punti di forza


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


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

Agronomic indications

Use: hay, 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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