SY Silhouette is a new high yielding feed barley bred by Syngenta in the UK and developed in NZ in conjunction with Cropmark Seeds as head licensee.
SY Silhouette is a late maturing barley with stiff straw and excellent disease resistance, meaning it has a wide sowing window.
SY Silhouette is a spring barley and can be sown from late April / early May in the autumn right through to October/ early November in the spring.
SY Silhouette produces a large grain with average screenings and test weight.
Disease and agronomic profile for SY Silhouette barley (FAR 2019/20 autumn cultivar booklet).
*There are no commercial barley cultivars with a higher rating for leaf rust
SY Silhouette has produced reliable yields across all sowing times, whether it be dryland or irrigated, for autumn sowing or for spring sowing.