LG Alestar is a domestic malt profile barley with medium maturity.
Maturity is very similar to Commander and Compass and five days earlier than Gardiner.
TARGET AREAS: Australia wide.
In South West Victoria LG Alestar out yields Westminster in higher rainfall zones. LG Alestar yields above or similar to Commander in other regions of Victoria and south-east South Australia.
Growing in popularity with brewers, LG Alestar has a high test weight, low screenings and a bright grain colour. LG Alestar has resistance to covered Smut and is MR to Nematode (P.neglectus) and Nematode (P.thornei).
For region specific information please refer to the Technical note sheets attached.
- High yielding variety
- Excellent head retention
- Medium maturity
- Resistant to Powdery Mildew
- Similar maturity to Commander
- Contains mlo 11 Gene
- Strong straw strength
- Very good disease resistance
- Suitable for all Malt barley areas – Australia wide
- Full Malt Accredited (Barley Australia)
- Low screenings
- Versatile all rainfall zones
|Leaf Rust||R||R – MR||S||MR||VS|
|Spot form Net Blotch||MR – MS||S||MS – S||S -VS||MS – S|
|Net form Net Blotch||MR – MS||MS – S||MS – S||MR – MS||MR|
|Leaf Scold||MR||MR – MS||S||S – VS||S – VS|
|Common Root Rot||MS||MS||MS – S||S||MS – S|
|Covered Smut||R||R – MR||R – MR||MR||R|
|Nematode (P. neglectus)||MR||MR – MS||MR – MS||MR||MR|
|Nematode (P. thornei)||MR||MS||MR – MS||MR||MR|
|BYDV||MR – MS||MR – MS||MR – MS||MR – MR||MR|
|Powdery Mildew||R||R||MR||R||R – MR|
KEY: R Resistant MR Moderately Resistant MS Moderately Susceptible S Susceptible VS Very Susceptible
Source: Technical Services.
End Point Royalties (EPR)
$3.00 (+GST) per tonne applies to grain production.
LG Alestar is available through all national rural resellers.
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