CDC Fraser Barley
CDC Fraser is a high-yielding two-row malting barley with a good disease package, large plump kernels and excellent lodging resistance. This variety has excellent brewing qualities.
Breeder: Dr. A. Beattie, University of Saskatchewan, Crop Development Centre and is distributed by SeCan.
- Moderate grain protein content
- Malt enzyme activity between AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland
- Low beta-glucan content
- FAN levels lower than AC Metcalfe
- High brewhouse efficiency
- Yields are the same as check variety AAC Synergy, also 14% higher than AC Metcalfe, 8% higher than CDC Copeland
- Moderate grain protein, similar to CDC Copeland
- Shorter and stronger straw and good resistance to lodging
- High kernel weight and plumpness
- Resistant to spotted Net Blotch, Spot Blotch, and Loose Smut.
- Moderately Resistant to Netted Net Blotch, and Stem Rust
- Intermediate Resistant to Fusarium Head Blight
- Moderately Susceptible to Scald and Root Rot
- Maturity date similar to the CDC Copeland
Contact McDougall Acres to book your CDC Fraser barley seed.