• Easy care, industry standard feed barley
• Consistent, well proven autumn performer
• Awn characteristics may help to protect against bird damage near harvest when autumn sown
• Ideally drilled from May through to September
|CPT Tavern grain quality (4 year mean)||Lower North Island
|Test weight (kg/hl)||67||65||64||61||63|
(1000 seed weight)
|Protein content (%)
TAVERN produces grains with high test weights and low screenings. It consistently produces good grain quality compared to many other cultivars.
|Month planted||Typical heading dates for TAVERN in Canterbury|
TAVERN has intermediate to late maturity at harvest.
TAVERN shows some susceptibility to all foliar diseases. Considering this disease profile, TAVERN will need a robust fungicide programme in most circumstances. Please contact your local PGW Representative for site specific recommendations.
Disease resistance results:
|Disease||PGW disease nursery ratings
(9 highly resistant, 1 highly susceptible)
|CPT Autumn sown cultivar rating|
|Net blotch||6||Moderately susceptible|
|Leaf rust||6||Mostly susceptible|
|Powdery mildew||6||Moderately resistant*|
*Indicates resistance is affected by pathogens present (score is an average).