AAC Synergy Barley
AAC Synergy is a two-row high-yielding malt barley variety. It’s a cross of TR02267 and Newdale, that was developed by Dr. Bill Legge at the Brandon Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
- 13% higher yield than AC Metcalfe, and 7% higher than CDC Copeland.
- Shorter and stronger straw than AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland.
- Heavier and plumper kernels than AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland.
- Maturity date is similar to AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland.
- This variety is moderately resistant to Netted Net Blotch, resistant to Spotted Net Blotch and Spot Blotch. It is also moderately resistant to Stem Rust and has intermediate resistance to Fusarium Head Blight and Root Rot. However, it is susceptible to Scald and Loose Smut.
- Demonstrates higher yields compared to both CDC Copeland and AC Metcalfe.
- Exhibits lower levels of β-glucan and viscosity when compared to AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland.
- Enzyme levels are similar to those of CDC Copeland, but lower than those of AC Metcalfe.
- The Free Amino Nitrogen (FAN) content is comparable to CDC Copeland but lower than that of AC Metcalfe.
- Features a quicker conversion time compared to AC Metcalfe and is on par with CDC Copeland.
- Displays an attenuation limit that is higher than that of AC Metcalfe and similar to CDC Copeland.
- AAC Synergy demonstrates resistance to lodging and has exceptional malting quality.
In summary, AAC Synergy stands out as a versatile two-row spring malting barley, known for its excellent malting quality, disease resistance, and high yields.
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