Barley Varieties Registered in the Czech Republic after Harvest 2015
Keywords:spring barley, variety, malting quality
After harvest 2015, following spring barley malting varieties were registered in the Czech Republic: Libuše, Manta, Pionier, and Tango; the variety Manta was recommended for production of beer with the PGI “České pivo“ (Czech Beer). The highest extract content (83.3 %) was exhibited by the varieties Libuše and Tango. The varieties Libuše, Pionier, and Tango exhibited the above average to optimal level of proteolytic, amylolytic and cytolytic modification. The variety Manta fulfilled the requirements specified in the application for PGI “České pivo“ (Czech Beer). In addition, non-malting spring barley variety STRG 774/11 (Aligator) will be registered.