Syngenta Summer Autumn Guide 2020 - Page 18



GROWING FOR
END MARKETS
VARIETY DESCRIPTION
FLAGON is a heritage variety used for brewing.
Full MBC Approval for Brewing with good support from several English
maltsters.
Early ripening.
High Specific Weight.
FLAGON is weaker strawed and a full PGR programme will be needed to
ensure the crop remains standing.
Rhynchosporium will also need to be monitored and an application of an
SDHI is recommended in a higher risk situation.
WHERE TO GROW FLAGON
Strong support from end users in
East Anglia.
WHERE NOT TO GROW FLAGON
BREEDING INSIGHTS
FLAGON remains one of the UK’s
heritage winter malts. It has outstanding
quality characteristics and strong
support with English Maltsters and
Brewers, especially in East Anglia where
there are many contracts available.
TRACY CREASY, Syngenta
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Only grow if you have a contract for
this variety.
FLAGON KEY STATISTICS
SPECIFIC WEIGHT
(kg/hl)
69.0
RIPENING
(+/- KWS Orwell)
-1
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