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ATLANTIC is a high-yielding, moderately early heading, short stature, six-row winter barley having high test weight and good winter hardiness. Average plant height is 33". Atlantic is resistant to powdery mildew and moderately resistant to leaf rust. Atlantic is a potential commodity for fuel ethanol, feed and food production, providing grain of superior end-use quality and marketability. Additional growers’ agreement must be signed prior to seed production. US PROTECTED VARIETY Variety Producers
LCS VIOLETTA was released by and licensed by Limagrain Cereal Seeds. It is a two row winter barley. It is a short stature plant height (averages 31.4 inches), an early maturing with green leaves at boot. Flag leaf is erect and twisted at boot. Auricle color is white, with straight, long, rough awns. LCS Violetta was selected for its malting quality, earliness, winter hardiness and resistance to Barley Yellow Mosaic Virus. LCS Violetta also showed excellent tolerance to leaf rust, powdery mildew, and net blotch. It is adapted for the Pacific Northwest and the Eastern Seaboard of the US. Licensed to produce seed through Limagrain Cereal Seeds and no farmer saved seed allowed; Community Plant Variety Rights Variety Producers
NOMINI was released by the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station. It is an early maturing, medium tall, high yielding six-row winter barley with compact spikes. It is resistant to powdery mildew, Septoria, and barley yellow dwarf virus. Nomini is moderately susceptible to leaf rust and is not very winter hardy. Variety Producers
PRICE was released by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station. It is a medium maturity, short awned, six row winter barley. Flag leaf is upright. Maturity is three days later and average plant height (34 inches) is two inches taller than Callao. Straw strength and test weight are rated very good. It is resistant to powdery mildew and barley yellow dwarf. It is moderately resistant to leaf rust. US PROTECTED VARIETY and can be sold only as a Class of Certified Seed. Variety Producers
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