Australian malt accredited. A good economic option.
RGT Planet is a high yielding spring barley well suited to Australian conditions. Its strong agronomic package combined with its yield potential makes it an economic option for Australian barley growers.
Now with malt accreditation in Australia, it also has malt status in many European countries and with Heineken and Carlsberg worldwide.
RGT Planet has good disease resistance to mildew, rhincosporum, net blotch and brown rust. It also has good straw strength and reduced risk of lodging.
- High yielding variety
Earlier planting opportunity
- Low protein, high hot water extract
Suited to malting
- Malt accreditation in Australia
Heineken and Carlsberg approved
- Mid season type
Adaptable to early or late season finishes
Long Term Yield Data (% of trial mean)
|National Variety Trials||Grade||2015||2016||2017||2018||2019||mean|
|mean yield (t/ha)||3.01||5.08||3.56||3.27||2.92|
Source: NVT long Term MET Yield Reporter 2015-2019
^ under malt evaluation
mid season flowering