In this section of NVT Online you can find basic information on recently released varieties tested in the National Variety Trials program. Links to downloadable fact sheets or the commercialising company’s website have also been provided where available. The EPR link redirects users to the Variety Central website where further End Point Royalty information can be found.

Wheat

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
DBA Bindaroi 2017 190873 Yes Seednet Dept of Primary Industries NSW View
Comments:Early to medium maturity; Higher grain yield than Caparoi; Grain, semolina and pasta making quality comparable to Caparoi with improved colour and brightness; Low screenings similar to Jandaroi; Good resistance to all three rusts; Improved crown rot resistance rating compared with all current durum varieties; precautions are still needed to avoid high risk CR situations.
DBA Vittaroi 2017 280913 Yes Seednet Dept of Primary Industries NSW View
Comments:Early to medium maturity; Higher grain yield than EGA Bellaroi under irrigation; Excellent tolerance to lodging under high input irrigated agronomy; Grain, semolina and pasta making quality are superior to EGA Bellaroi; Low screenings similar to Jandaroi and superior to EGA Bellaroi; Good resistance to all three rusts
DS Faraday 2017 UQ01527 Yes Dow Seeds Dow Seeds View
Comments:DS Faraday is a main season variety with similar maturity to EGA Gregory, which also demonstrates valuable triple rust resistance. DS Faraday has solid yield, disease and milling quality with added tolerance to pre-harvest sprouting to help minimise risk in a wet harvest. DS Faraday’s target classification is APH
Longsword 2017 RAC2341 Yes AGT AGT View
Comments:Longsword (tested as RAC2341) is a variety that really stands out on its own. Early in AGT testing it was clear that Longsword was different to the rest: later to flower, but quick to mature; Longsword represented a style of wheat that the Roseworthy programme had not previously bred.
LRPB Havoc 2017 LPB13-1995; Yes Advanta/Pacific Seeds LongReach Plant Breeders View
Comments:Havoc is based on Mace with similar yield stability and is well adapted to all areas of WA AH classification in WA with a quick maturity for main season planting like Corack and Mace Yield increase of 2-5% on Mace over the last 3 years in WA Outstanding shorter canopy for crop and stubble management Good Stripe Rust (MR), Leaf Rust (RMR WA) and Yellow Spot (MRMS) resistance Improved Powdery Mildew resistance (MS) over Mace to reduce disease build up in lower canopies.
LRPB Kittyhawk 2017 LPB11-0140 Yes Advanta/Pacific Seeds LongReach Plant Breeders View
Comments:A high yielding dual purpose wheat variety suited to all areas that grow Wedgetail. Premium classification; APH (NSW/Qld) and AH (SA/Vic). Slow maturity (long season) with three winter genes. Suited to early planting similar to Wedgetail. Improved disease resistance over Wedgetail especially for Stripe Rust (RMR) Stem Rust (MRMS) and Leaf Rust (MRMS). Significant test weight (4-6Kg/Hl) improvement over Wedgetail with solid grain package.
Ninja 2016 IGW8027 Yes Intergrain Intergrain View
Comments:WA’s highest yielding ANW; Yields on average, exceeding Mace by 5-6% across WA’s noodle growing regions; Mid-season maturity, complementary to Zen and other mid-long varieties; Robust disease package, including good yellow spot and stripe rust resistance; Available for planting in 2017
Razor CL Plus 2018 RAC2517 Yes Australian Grain Technologies Australian Grain Technologies View
Comments:The highest yielding Clearfield® wheat variety currently available; Derived from widely adapted variety Mace; Tolerant to Clearfield® Intervix® herbicide; Early maturity, slightly quicker than Mace, similar to Corack; Good physical grain package, with low screenings and high test weight; Good CCN resistance; ASW quality classification
RGT Accroc 2017 SFR86-054 Yes Seedforce RAGT Seeds View
Comments:RGT Accroc is a bearded, medium-long growing season winter wheat with potential for high yields in the medium and high rainfall zone. It is a variety that has taken a high market share in France where its combination of earlier maturity, high yields and good grain quality has made it desirable for growers and end-users alike. The variety has a good disease resistance profile with very good resistance to stripe rust and good resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus. With short stiff straw, harvest quality is good producing large bold grain with a high thousand grain weight.
RGT Calabro 2017 SFR86-036 Yes Seedforce RAGT Seeds View
Comments:Brochure is coming soon.
RGT Zanzibar 2017 SFR86-055 Yes Seedforce RAGT Seeds View
Comments:Brochure is coming soon.
SEA Condamine 2018 UQ01800; No SEA Affiliates and local seed suppliers University of Queensland View
Comments:High yielding white-grained bread wheat - consistently high yield across all 2016 and 2017 National Variety Trials in Central Queensland; Excellent straw strength; Large kernel size (similar or larger than LRPB Spitfire); Good rust resistance package; Similar flowering time to Suntop, but quicker from flowering to maturity (i.e. shorter grain filling period); Feed wheat - initially released as feed, however preliminary evaluations of baking quality demonstrate excellent loaf volume and colour.

Barley

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
Banks 2018 IGB1305 TRUE Intergrain Intergrain View
Comments:Banks is a high yielding, mid-late maturing potential malting barley. Optimum sowing time from 25th April through to 15th of May.
Buff 2018 IGB1506 TRUE Intergrain Intergrain View
Comments:BUFF (IGB1506) is an early maturing, white aleurone, acid soil tolerant variety. Ideally suited to acid soil/high aluminium environments

Canola

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
DG 408TT 2017 11H4054 No Landmark / Seednet Seednet View
Comments:Maturity: Early-Mid; Seedling Vigour - Good - Very Good;  Plant Height - Medium - Standability Excellent; Blackleg Rating - R-MR (With Jockey, Blackleg Grouping AC); Yield - High (Refer data); Oil - Very High (Highest oil across all RR Hybrids); Alternate To 43Y23RR, Hyola404RR, 44Y27RR, GT42, IH30RR
DG 670TT 2017 SFR65-013TT; No Landmark / Seednet Seednet View
Comments:Maturity: Mid - Late; Seedling Vigour - Good - Very Good;  Plant Height - Medium - Tall; Blackleg Rating - R - MR (With Jockey, breeder estimate. Blackleg Grouping BF Anticipated); Yield - High (Refer data); Oil - Moderate (Similar to ATR-Mako, Higher than DG560TT); Alternate To Hyola 650TT, Hyola 559TT, ATR-Wahoo, DG560TT
Hyola 410XX 2018 M65041 No Advanta Seeds Pacific Seeds View
Comments:Brochure is coming soon.
Hyola 530XT 2018 M67279 No Advanta Seeds Pacific Seeds View
Comments:Brochure is coming soon.
Hyola 580CT 2018 T61001 No Advanta Seeds Pacific Seeds View
Comments:Brochure is coming soon.
Hyola® 350TT 2017 T48481 No Advanta Seeds Advanta Seeds View
Comments:More information coming soon.
Hyola® 506RR 2017 M95168 No Advanta Seeds Advanta Seeds View
Comments:More information coming soon.
InVigorR3520 2017 Bayer AN15R5537 No Bayer CropScience Bayer CropScience View
Comments:InVigor® R 3520 delivers exactly what the InVigor brand stands for – the highest levels of performance among hybrids. When the going gets tough, InVigor R 3520 really gets going, which is why it’s such a significant upgrade from the previous short-season hybrid options.
Pioneer 43Y92 (CL) 2017 PHI-1601; No Pioneer Hi-Bred Aust Pty Ltd Pioneer Hi-Bred Aust Pty Ltd View
Comments:More info coming soon
Pioneer 44Y27 (RR) 2017 PHR-1605; No Pioneer Hi-Bred Aust Pty Ltd Pioneer Hi-Bred Aust Pty Ltd View
Comments:More info coming soon

Chickpea

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
PBA Seamer 2016 CICA0912 Yes Seednet Pulse Breeding Australia View
Comments:PBA Seamer is an improved desi chickpea for the northern region with the highest available Ascochyta blight resistance rating (rated R). It is broadly adapted from central NSW to central Queensland, with significantly higher grain yield than all current varieties in high disease years. PBA Seamer has a semi-erect plant type with superior lodging resistance to PBA HatTrick and PBA Boundary. PBA Seamer has improved seed quality with larger seed size than PBA HatTrick and higher dhal milling yield than all current varieties in southern QLD and northern NSW

Faba Bean

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Field Pea

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
PBA Butler 2017 OZP1101 Yes Seednet National Field Pea Initiative View
Comments:Similar seed and plant features to Kaspa; High levels of bacterial blight resistance (same as PBA Oura); Vigorous plant growth; High yield and broad adaptation; Semi-leafless, semi-dwarf plant type; Mid-late flowering with early maturity; Pod shatter resistant at maturity; Superior grain quality marketable as ‘Kaspa type’

Lupin

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
Murringo 2017 WK338 Yes Seednet Dept of Primary Industries NSW View
Comments:Highest yielding albus lupin for eastern states; Mid flowering, indeterminate genotype; Moderate resistance to Pleiochaeta Root Rot and Phomopsis; Susceptible to Anthracnose; Grain quality well suited to albus human consumption markets; Seed size similar to Luxor
PBA Bateman 2017 07A002-[F4]-3; WALAN2533; Yes Seednet National Lupin Initiative View
Comments:PBA Bateman tested as WALAN2533 is a high yielding Australian sweet lupin variety suitable for lupin growing areas of NSW, SA and Victoria. It provides increased yield and good virus resistance
PBA Leeman 2017 WALAN2428, Yes Seednet DAFWA View
Comments:PBA Leeman, tested as WALAN2428, is a high protein Australian sweet lupin variety suitable for lupin growing areas of Western Australia. It provides an increase in protein and metribuzin tolerance over Coromup.

Oat

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
Durack Oats 2016 WA02Q309-9;WA02Q302-9; Yes Heritage Seeds National Oat Breeding Program View
Comments:Maturity – Early maturing (minimum 1 week earlier than Carrolup, Williams & Bannister); Excellent grain quality with low screenings and high groat percentage; Establishment – Very good early vigour; Resistant to CCN R

Triticale

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Lentil

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