Flashcards in Lecture 9- Barley Deck (23)
Where is barley usually in crop rotations?
As a 2nd or 3rd crop
Why is barley not a break crop?
Even though it's more tolerant to take all than wheat, it's not resistant
Why is barley grown as a 2nd or 3rd crop?
Reduced soil intrigued supply
What markets are there for barley?
Why is winter barley are declining in favour of Spring?
When is winter barley harvested for early harvest?
why is Spring barley more suited for malting than winter?
Winter wheat has a High grain Nitrogen than Spring
Is winter wheat suited for distilling?
No varieties are suited
What's the advantages of 6 row barley?
What a disadvantage?
More grains per head
Seed is more expensive
When is winter barley sown?
Why should sowing never wait till late autumn?
Yield potential drops massively
What is the sowing rate per m squared?
300 plants per meter squared
When is the main tillering period?
What depth should the barley seed beds be?
Why is barley less winter hardy than wheat?
It does not tolerate water logging
What diseases are barley susceptible to?
When is the most important stage of fungicide application for winter barley?
60% of the yield response
Why grow Spring barley?
Opportunity for black grass control
Straw sales boost gross margin
Yield stability good
When should Spring barley be sown?
Late December to mid May
How many Spring barley seeds should be sown per m squared?
What's the ideal establishment rate for Spring barley?
300 plants per m squared
When should Spring barley be drilled?