Straw Strength: Very Strong
About Tradition Barley
Tradition barley was released in 2003 by Busch Agricultural Resources Inc. Tradition is a six-rowed barley. In ND, Tradition is the most popular barley variety grown. It has smooth awns, long rachilla hairs, and is used for malting and feed. Tradition is moderately susceptible to Spot-form Net Blotch, moderately resistant/resistant to Spot Blotch, and moderately susceptible/susceptible to Net Blotch. All foundation class seed is produced by ND Foundation Seedstocks and seed must be obtained through the ND County Crop Improvement Association seed increase program.
• Excellent agronomic performance
• Very strong straw strength
Agronomic Performance of Tradition Across ND, 2011-2013
|Eastern ND||Yield (bu/acre)||91.6||91.6||89.8||93.3||92.5||^|
|Eastern ND||Test Weight (lbs/bu)||46.3||45.0||45.7||45.9||46.6||^|
|Eastern ND||Plump (%)||83.3||81.7||86.6||84.2||88.0||^|
|Eastern ND||Protein (%)||13.1||14.2||12.8||13.3||11.9||^|
|Western ND||Yield (bu/acre)||80.5||80.5||77.9||84.7||76.2||72.6|
|Western ND||Test Weight (lbs/bu)||44.6||42.8||43.2||43.6||45.1||46.6|
|Western ND||Plump (%)||78.1||74.0||78.1||76.9||83.9||89.9|
|Western ND||Protein (%)||13.3||14.6||13.5||13.8||12.4||13.5|
^ Insufficient data.
Data and information extracted from variety release documents and NDSU Extension Publication A1049-11, 12, 13.