Products for Farmers

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Thunder IMI lentil

Seed available in 2023

KEY FEATURES

  • High yielding broadly adapted IMI tolerant red lentil
  • Higher average grain yield than all XT varieties, including an average increase of 11% above PBA Hurricane XT across SA & Vic NVT trials in 2021 and 2022
  • Moderate to good vegetative frost tolerance, superior to PBA Highland XT, PBA Hallmark XT, PBA Hurricane XT and GIA Lightning
  • Group B herbicide tolerance (IMI and SU) equivalent to existing XT and GIA varieties
  • Mid flowering and maturity timings, similar to PBA Hurricane XT
  • Provisionally rated resistant to the Nipper and moderately resistant/moderately susceptible to the Hurricane ascochyta blight pathotypes
  • Small, round, red lentil seed with a grey seed coat.

Lightning IMI lentil

Seed available in 2022

KEY FEATURES

  • High yielding broadly adapted IMI tolerant red lentil
  • Higher average grain yield than all XT varieties, excluding GIA Thunder, including an average increase of 9% above PBA Hurricane XT across SA & Vic NVT trials in 2021 and 2022
  • Highest yielding variety on lighter textured soils in the Mallee region
  • Group B herbicide tolerance (IMI and SU) equivalent to existing XT and GIA varieties.
  • Upright bush type plant structure aids in harvestability
  • Provisionally rated resistant to the Nipper and moderately resistant/moderately susceptible to the Hurricane ascochyta blight pathotypes
  • Premium small, round, red seed with a grey seed coat.

Leader IMI lentil

Seed available in 2021

KEY FEATURES

  • IMI tolerant red lentil developed from PBA Jumbo2
  • Group B herbicide tolerance equivalent to existing XT tolerant varieties
  • IMI tolerant lentil with moderate resistance (provisional) to both the Nipper and Hurricane ascochyta blight pathotypes
  • Moderately resistant to botrytis grey mould
  • Mid to late flowering and maturing
  • Well suited to reliable lentil growing areas and seasons with a favourable finish
  • Good quality medium sized seed with a uniform grey seed coat

Anvil CL Plus Wheat

Seed available in 2023

KEY FEATURES

  • Anvil CL Plus is a new quick AH quality, two-gene IMI-tolerant variety with market segment leading yield.
  • Good early vigour with long-broad leaves provides good early ground cover.
  • Anvil CL Plus is ideally suited to the fast finishing, low-medium rainfall areas of SA, VIC and WA, delivering growers a robust grain receivals package for dependable grain deliveries.
  • Bred by the GIA and LongReach Plant Breeders (LRPB) Innovative Wheat Program.

    Zena CL Barley

    Seed available in 2023

    KEY FEATURES

    • High yielding, mid-maturing variety
    • Agronomically similar to RGT Planet
    • Similar yield potential to RGT Planet based on preliminary InterGrain and NVT national yield trials
    • Ideally suited to medium-high rainfall environments
    • Useful levels of powdery mildew and leaf rust
    • Adequate grain size and moderate hectolitre weight
    • Similar lodging tolerance and head loss risk to RGT Planet
    • Zena CL has been accepted into the Barley Australia malt accreditation program with the earliest potential malt accreditation in March 2024.

      Archer Hay Oat

      Seed available in 2023

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      KEY FEATURES

      • Archer is a single gene IMI tolerant oaten hay variety.
      • An ideal variety for use where there are IMI residue concerns from previous crops.
      • Sentry® is currently registered for pre-planting incorporation by seeding (IBS) for hay and seed production only.
      • A mid maturing oaten hay variety suitable for planting in the major hay growing regions of Australia.
      • A medium height variety, with good early vigour and hay colour retention.
      • Preliminary data indicates a similar disease profile to Yallara.
      • Moderately resistant to stem rust
      • Moderate resistant to leaf rust in Western Australia
      • Preliminary data indicates CCN in Archer may require proactive rotational managment.
      • Sentry® is currently registered for preplanting incorporation by seeding (IBS) for hay, forage, seed and grain (domestic feed market only) production. Excess grain, seed and screenings produced from single gene IMI Oaten hay varieties, Kingbale and Archer, can be used for the domestic oaten grain feed markets and/or consumed on-farm. Grain of these varieties cannot be delivered into bulk handling systems.

      Commodus CL Barley

      Seed available in 2021

      KEY FEATURES

      • High yielding, quick-mid maturing variety
      • Agronomically similar to Compass
      • Similar yield potential to Compass based on preliminary InterGrain and NVT national yield trials.
      • Ideally suited to lighter soils and medium-low rainfall environments
      •  CCN resistance and useful levels of spot form net blotch resistance
      • Excellent grain size with high retention levels and low screenings.
      • Moderate hectolitre weight
      • Similar lodging tolerance and head loss risk to Compass and may require agronomic management
      • Further quality testing is required to make an assessment on potential malting quality

      Kastar Peas

      Seed available in 2021

      The firstsidual IMI herbicides for more effective weed control

      KEY FEATURES

      • Provides increased weed control options over all current field pea varieties except for GIA Ourstar
      • First ‘Kaspa’ type field pea featuringimproved herbicide tolerance;
        • improved tolerance to post-emergent imazamox (i.e. Raptor®)
        • improved tolerance to post-emergent imazethapyr (i.e. Spinnaker®)
        • improved tolerance to commonly used residual Group B imidazolinone. herbicides
        • response to residual sulfonylurea and post-emergent flumetsulam is similar to that of PBA Wharton
      • Mid flowering
      • Erect growth habit with semi-leafless plant type
      • Disease resistance profile similar to PBA Wharton powdery mildew
      • Pod shatter-resistant at maturity
      • Early to mid maturing suitable for crop-topping
      • Grain quality marketable as ‘Kaspa type’.

      Ourstar Peas

      Seed available in 2021

      The firherbicides for robust farming systems

      KEY FEATURES

       

      • Provides increased flexibility and robustness in mixed farming systems and improved weed control options over all current field pea varieties
      • First field pea featuring improved herbicide tolerance;
        • improved tolerance to post-emergent imazamox (i.e. Raptor®)
        • improved tolerance to post-emergent imazethapyr (i.e. Spinnaker®)
        • improved tolerance to commonly used residual Group B imidazolinone and sulfonylurea herbicides
        • improved tolerance to post-emergent flumetsulam (i.e. Broadstrike®)
      • Early to mid flowering with relatively long flowering window
      • Semi-erect growth habit with semi-leafless plant type
      • Disease resistance profile similar to PBA Oura
      • Pod shatter resistant at maturity
      • Early to mid maturing suitable for crop-topping
      • ‘Australian dun type’ grain

      Kingbale Hay Oat

      Seed available in 2021

      KEY FEATURES

      • A world first IMI tolerant oaten hay variety
      • Mid-flowering, single gene IMI tolerant oaten hay variety with improved tolerance to soil residual imidazolinone herbicides
      • An ideal variety for use where there are IMI residue concerns from previous crops
      • Sentry® is currently registered for pre-planting incorporation by seeding (IBS) for hay and seed production only.
      • Tall variety with good early vigour
      • Preliminary data shows Kingbale has a similar disease and agronomic profile to Wintaroo
      • CCN resistant
      • Rust (likely susceptible) will require proactive management
      • Yield information is currently limited Kingbale is a single gene IMI tolerant variety,
      • Sentry® is currently registered for preplanting incorporation by seeding (IBS) for hay, forage, seed and grain (domestic feed market only) production. Excess grain, seed and screenings produced from single gene IMI Oaten hay varieties, Kingbale and Archer, can be used for the domestic oaten grain feed markets and/or consumed on-farm. Grain of these varieties cannot be delivered into bulk handling systems.

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