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AMAZE 10 s a moderately early heading, long awned, six-row, winter hulless barley, having white seed color, strapped head shape, high grain yield, and good straw strength. Average plant height is 36". Winter hardiness is better than average. Amaze 10 has a high grain protein concentration which should make it superior in nutritional value as a feed grain. As a feed grain, it is superior overall in comparison to other hulless cultivars. US PROTECTED VARIETY and is exclusively licensed by Virginia Tech Intellectual Property Office. Variety Producers
ATLANTIC is licensed by Sod Solutions, Inc., is a green-stemmed Zoysia japonica that fills in rapidly from a vegetative planting. It produces a seed head that is yellow in color (some may consider it lighter and call it white). Its rapid grow-in rate is comparable to another Sod Solutions variety, Empire Zoysia. In other comparisons to Empire, Atlantic, with its lighter green color, displays average leaf blade lengths that are slightly shorter and average leaf blade widths that are slightly wider/coarser than Empire. PLANT PATENT PENDING Variety Producers
LCS CALYPSO is a two-row winter malting barley bred by Limagrain Europe s.a. in France. LCS Calypso medium maturity (flowers five days later than ‘Thoroughbred’), is short stature, exhibits anthocyanin and has long awns. LCS Calypso is adapted to winter malt barley growing regions of North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York. LCS Calypso may contain up to 0.1% tall plants and up to 0.1% later drooping heads. US VARIETY PROTECTION APPLIED FOR. Registered and Certified seed may only be produced and sold only through a license agreement with Limagrain Cereal Seed. Crop may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise exposed for sale as seed. 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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