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SPRING BARLEY BREEDING FOR MALTING QUALITY

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Author(s): Klára Križanová | Vratislav Psota | Ľudovít Sleziak | Alžbeta Žofajová | Jozef Gubiš

Journal: Potravinarstvo : Scientific Journal for Food Industry
ISSN 1338-0230

Volume: 4;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 39;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: spring barley | variety | plant breeding | malting quality | malting quality parameter

ABSTRACT
The aim of this contribution is to illustrate the results of spring barley breeding for malting quality and point out an important position of variety in production of  qualitative  raw material for maltinq and beer  industry as well as the system of evaluation the qualitative parameters of breeding materials and adaptation of barley breeding programms to the  new requirements of  malting and beer industry. As an example of the results obtained most recently description is made of the Ezer, Levan, Donaris, Sladar spring barley varieties with very good malting quality and effective resistance to  powdery mildew.  Cultivation of these varieties  and malting barley production with  reduced use  of pesticidies is environmentally friedly alternative. doi:10.5219/50
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