Avalon Barley Variety Description
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Avalon is a 2-row malt barley. It is the first malt barley released from Virginia Tech’s Small Grain Breeding Program. Avalon has excellent malt score and favor profile. It is a constant yielding variety, especially under continental climate conditions. Avalon has very good grading and straw stiffness. This variety has good resistance against major leaf diseases, especially against brown rust.