High yielding conventional six-row
- Excellent untreated yield
- Excellent net blotch unrivalled mildew resistance
- Tall and relatively stiff
KWS Meridian is a stand out variety in Scotland/ Not surprisingly, with the highest untreated yield on the Scottish Recommended List, KWS Meridian also has one of the best all-round disease packages of any winter barley.
With 7-ratings for both net blotch and brown rust, with mildew at an 8; spray selections should target Rhynchosporium, particularly in the north.
KWS Meridian is the tallest, but one of the stiffest barleys available, providing valuable straw yields on a secure, high-yielding crop.
KWS Meridian is not on the AHDB Recommended List.
Data Source: AHDB Recommended List, Winter barley 2015/16
- KWS Meridian Data sheet 2016 [pdf | 0.26 MB] pdf Download