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LCS Violetta Barley Variety Description

Limagrain Licensed Variety

LCS Violetta barley was selected out of the following cross performed in 1996: Br2424b616 x OpalThe main objective of the cross was the combination of malting quality, earliness, winter hardiness and resistance to Barley Yellow Mosaic Virus.  The breeding process was carried out at the Breun Breeding Station in Herzogenaurach in Germany.  Main selection criteria: earliness, winter hardiness, straw stiffness, resistance to BaYMV, good resistance against mildew, net blotch, leaf rust, Rhynchosporium, grain quality and malting quality and grain yield.  LCS Violetta is a winter barley, with green leaves at boot.  Flag leat is erect and twisted at boot.  Auricle color is white and plant height averages 31.4 inches, with straight, long. rough awns.  It was tested in several European countries and it was tested in the 2014 Virginia Tech Management Test for malt-types.  Yield was 86 bu/acre@48 lb./bu. Test weight was 48.8 lb./bu.  LCS Violetta if being sold with a single season use agreement by licensed Limagrain Cereal Seeds dealers. 

VARIETY COUNTY GROWER ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP PHONE CLASS
LCS VIOLETTA PITTSYLVANIA HILL VIEW FARMS, INC. 1324 CLEARVIEW DRIVE DANVILLE VA 24540 434-770-9311 C
LCS VIOLETTA ESSEX HUNDLEY SEED COMPANY P.O. BOX 93 CHAMPLAIN VA 22438 804-443-8206 R,C
LCS VIOLETTA CHARLES CITY VIRGINIA IP GRAIN, LLC 5500 SALEM RUN ROAD CHARLES CITY VA 23030   C
 
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