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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Barley Breeding Australia (BBA)-West operated collaboratively as a part of a national barley breeding strategy to address industry needs in Western Australian (WA) and south eastern (SE) Australian regions with neutral to acid soils... The resulting malting varieties (Baudin and Hamelin ) represented significant improvements in malting quality and there has been strong demand for these varieties in the international marketplace... The germplasm and knowledge developed in this project has provided, and will continue to provide, strong support to the ongoing development of commercially successful, targeted-to-market, elite malting and feed barley varieties by commercial barley breeding entities...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Economic: In the project, a number of lines were assessed or selected with higher grain and hay yields than present varieties in areas of 330 to 500 mm/yr of rainfall... Lamb feeding experiments using Morava and Rasina (< 0.65% toxin in grain), showed extremely good growth... Project results showed 54 kg, 98 kg and 145 kg/ha were fixed after vetch for grain, hay and green manure, respectively...
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