Sunstar Double Barley

  • Six-row barley
  • Facultative feed barley
  • Intermediate height
  • Good straw strength



Sunstar Double is a six-row facultative (winter/spring) feed barley. It was released by Sunderman Breeding Co. in 1995. It was selected from the cross Eight Twelve/Steptoe. Its experimental designation was SDM 208B. It has intermediate height and good straw strength. At the time of evaluation, it was moderately resistant to BYD and susceptible to stripe rust. It was evaluated as Entry 950 in the UC Regional Cereal Testing program from 1995-1998 for fall planting and spring planting in the intermountain region of northern California.


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