FP Genetics and Paterson Grain are rolling out a demonstration program for a new hybrid fall rye in Manitoba.
The new hybrid, dubbed Brasetto, yields about 25 per cent higher than existing varieties, says Ron Weik, seed portfolio manager with FP Genetics. Brasetto is also four to six inches shorter than Hazlet, he adds. “And it’s a lot more consistent in the height.”
KWS, a German-based rye breeder, gave FP Genetics the new cereal. Brasetto is a European variety, Weik says, but it…[Read more]