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
Borlaug 100 2018 Able 100 Yes Rebel Seeds Rebel Seeds View
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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
Devil 2018 IGW6177 Yes InterGrain InterGrain View
Comments:DEVIL (IGW6177) is a high yielding, early-mid maturing wheat with similar phenology to MACE, distinctly earlier than SCEPTER. The variety is broadly adapted and has performed exceptionally well within InterGrain trials over the last 4 seasons and NVT in 2017. DEVIL has an AH and APWN classification. DEVIL’s APWN classification is advantageous in situations where pricing premiums and segregations are available.
DS Bennett 2018 ADV11.9419 Yes Seednet Dow Seeds View
Comments:High yielding, awnless winter wheat. Australian Standard white (ASW) classification for South East and Southern zones. Ideal for graze and grain or straight grain production. Suitable for sowing from mid March.
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
DS Tull 2018 ADV09.0444 Yes Seednet Dow Seeds View
Comments:High yielding main season wheat variety. APH classification in southern NSW. Compact plant height with medium-short height. Good harvestability. Good stripe rust resistance.
Illabo 2018 V09150-01 Yes AGT AGT View
Comments:Illabo (tested as V09150-01) has been bred with the intent of offering growers an improved version of EGA Wedgetail. Illabo offers higher grain yields than EGA Wedgetail, with similar dry matter production.
Kinsei 2018 IGW8048 Yes InterGrain InterGrain View
Comments:KINSEI (IGW8048) is a new late maturing ANW and is an ideal variety to maximise early sowing opportunities. KINSEI is suited to longer growing season environments where it can be sown from late April to early May. It has a later maturity than CALINGIRI and is similar to YITPI, providing an opportunity to vary flowering times during critical frost risk windows. KINSEI is not photoperiod sensitive however, its maturity is similar to YITPI across a broad range of environments.
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.
LRPB Mustang 2017 LPB12-0494 Yes Advanta/Pacific Seeds LongReach Plant Breeders View
Comments:A quick maturing variety for main season planting like Spitfire. APH quality in NSW and QLD to suit all main season growing areas. Outstanding shorter canopy to make on farm management and stubble handling easier. Excellent major gene Stripe Rust resistance (RMR). Has coped well with Crown Rot (MSS) and RLN (MTMI) in tough seasons in the north.
LRPB Oryx 2018 LPB12-0152 Yes Advanta/Pacific Seeds LongReach Plant Breeders View
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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.
SBA Spes 2018 UAD1154192 Yes University of Adelaide View
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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.
Sheriff CL Plus 2018 IGW6155 Yes InterGrain InterGrain View
Comments:SHERIFF CL PLUS (IGW6155) is a high yielding APW Clearfield Plus wheat, with yields on average comparable to Mace. SHERIFF CL PLUS offers exceptional yield stability as consistently demonstrated within NVT MET yield results. SHERIFF CL PLUS is a mid-late maturing wheat and is ideally suited to a late April to early May sowing. It can be sown approximately a week earlier than CHIEF CL PLUS.
Sunprime 2018 SUN803U Yes AGT AGT View
Comments:Sunprime (tested as SUN803U) is a relatively fast maturing APH wheat that gives NSW and Queensland growers the opportunity to plant later in the main season sowing window.
Vixen 2018 IGW4279 Yes InterGrain InterGrain View
Comments:VIXEN (IGW4279) is a high yielding, early-mid maturing AH wheat for the Southern zone. VIXEN’s early-mid maturity is ideally suited to May sowings. In addition to the variety’s stand-out yield performance it offers good stripe (MRMS) and stem (RMR) rust resistance and yellow leaf spot resistance. VIXEN also has strong physical grain characteristics. It has a good grain size, similar to Scepter and good hectolitre weight. VIXEN also has a similar plant height to Mace, reducing stubble loads in high yielding environments.

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.
Biere 2017 9516-01 Yes Grainsearch Grainsearch View
Comments:Biere is a short season variety suited to certain LRZ regions where sowing has been delayed until late May/early June. Biere is potential export malt type barley and is currently undergoing Malt Accreditation with Barley Australia.
Bottler 2017 HV16 Yes Grainsearch Grainsearch View
Comments:Bottler is a mid-season maturity, high fermentability malting type barley with medium height straw.  Bottler has shown adaptability to a range of HRZ and MRZ environments and has proven high yield potential.  It exhibits resistance to Powdery Mildew and Net Form of Net Blotch (2017).
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
Topstart 2017 SMBA12-1361 Yes Elders View
Comments:Topstart is a high-yielding, widely adapted malting-style barley. Medium-long season variety, maturity similar to Commander and 3 days earlier than Oxford; 10-15 cm taller than Baudin but with superior straw quality and resistance to lodging; good test weight and low screenings; high grain colour score (brightness).

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

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
PBA Bendoc 2018 AF15369 Yes Seednet Pulse Breeding Australia View
Comments:A faba bean variety tolerant to some imidazolinone (Group B) herbicides. Similar yields to current faba bean varieties grown in southern Australia. Good adaptation throughout southern Australia. Small to medium sized seed suited to the Middle East markets.
PBA Marne 2018 AF09169 Yes Seednet Pulse Breeding Australia View
Comments:A high yielding faba bean variety for short season areas in the Southern Region. Early flowering particularly when sown early. Medium plant height with good standing ability. Medium sized seed suited to the Middle East markets.
PBA Nanu 2018 IX486/7-6 Yes Seednet Pulse Breeding Australia View
Comments:High yielding across faba bean growing areas of northern NSW and southern QLD. Superior rust resistance to other faba bean varieties. Similar level of resistance to BLRV as that of PBA Nasma. Similar flowering and maturity time to PBA Warda and PBA Nasma. Larger and more uniform seed than PBA Warda, but slightly smaller than PBA Nasma.

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
Kowari 2017 SV03198-18BG Yes Heritage Seeds National Oat Breeding Program View
Comments:Kowari is another highly promising oat variety from the National Oat Breeding Program. Kowari sets a new benchmark for ß-glucan combined with low screenings in the Australian Milling oat industry. It is dwarf in stature slightly taller than Mitika with excellent grain quality and will suit most traditional oat growing areas of Australia. It was derived from a cross between Mitika and a WA breeder’s line.

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Lentil

Variety Release Year Test Code PBR EPR Marketer Breeder Link to Resource
PBA Hallmark XT 2018 CIPAL1422 Yes PB Seeds Pulse Breeding Australia View
Comments:Highest yielding herbicide tolerant lentil; 5-12% long term yield advantage over PBA Hurricane XT. PBA Hallmark XT and PBA Hurricane XT have similar herbicide tolerance. High early vigour. Mid flowering. Mid maturity. High resistance to botrytis grey mould (R/MR). Moderate resistance to ascochyta blight.