Sienna has the best specific weight on the AHDB RL 2017/18; a trait heavily desired by the industry.
Sienna exhibits many of the positive traits associated with the feed variety Westminster, offering livestock farmers a higher yielding alternative. Sienna has competitive yields in all regions, outyielding Odyssey by 4% in the North and 3% in the West.
Sienna is relatively taller strawed like Concerto but offers good resistance to lodging and brackling. It has a good disease resistance profile, backed up by its high untreated grain yield in trials. Sienna offers the best specific weight available, combined with low screenings and high hot water extract – traits desired by the malting industry.