Plenty to choose for barley growers as six enter list

July 2007
Farmers Weekly;7/6/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 27, Special Section p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 6 recommended varieties of barley included in the HGCA list for autumn in 2007. Among these is Nickerson's Retriever, which is described by Scottish Agricultural College specialist David Cranstoun as a two-row conventional variety with the same yield as a six-row hybrid. Other new recommendations include the six-rows Bronx and Pelican.


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