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LCS Calypso Barley Variety Description

Limagrain Licensed Variety

LCS Calypso is a two-rowed winter malting barley release follow-up to LCS Violetta. Originally bred by Limagrain Europe, Calypso is currently being marketed internationally in Poland and Hungary.  It is expected to have additional winter hardiness over LCS Violetta, as it was bred to perform in continental, as well as maritime, climate zones in Europe.  In USA trials, LCS Calypso’s yield performance has been at or better than LCS Violetta. It has a high yield potential. Tillering is excellent.  Plant length is medium and standability is above average. It is resistant to Dwarf  Rust and Yellow Mosaic. It haas excellent grading with excellent maltiong qualities.    Certified seed of LCS Calypso will be sold with a single season use agreement by licensed Limagrain Cereal Seeds dealers.

 

VARIETY COUNTY GROWER ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP PHONE CLASS
LCS CALYPSO PITTSYLVANIA HILL VIEW FARMS, INC. 1324 CLEARVIEW DRIVE DANVILLE VA 24540 434-770-9311 R, C
LCS CALYPSO ESSEX HUNDLEY SEED COMPANY P.O. BOX 93 CHAMPLAIN VA 22438 804-443-8206 R, C

 

 
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