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Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals 2020/21

Scottish Recommended Lists for Cereals

Download Scottish Recommended List for Cereals 2020/21

The Scottish cereals lists include varieties of spring and winter barley, wheat and oats that are of most agronomic and commercial value to Scottish growers and the cereals sector.

Recommendations are made by SRUC supported by the Scottish Variety Consultative Committee and are based on data collected as part of the AHDB Recommended List system.

The lists for 2020/21 include three new spring malting barley varieties, a new high-quality spring oat, a new spring wheat, and new feed options for the winter cereals.

The full data collected, and the AHDB Recommended Lists, are available on the AHDB website, this includes information on varieties not mentioned on the SRUC list.


The new varieties are as follows:

Spring barley

· SY Tungsten – has potential for malt distilling and brewing

· Firefoxx – has potential for malt distilling

· SY Splendor – has potential for brewing

· Prospect – feed spring barley

Spring oats

· WPB Isabel – has strong agronomic features

Spring wheat

· KWS Giraffe – has good grain quality

Winter barley

· KWS Hawking – two-rowed feed winter barley

· Jordan – two-rowed feed winter barley

Winter wheat

· RGT Saki – soft feed-only winter wheat

· SY Insitor – hard feed-only winter wheat

Recommended Lists for Cereals from previous years:

Dr Steve Hoad

Team Leader - Agronomy, Physiology & Genetics

Address: Crop & Soils Systems, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG.

Telephone: 0131 535 4342

Fax: 0131 535 3070


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