Originator – Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev of NAAS. Registration year – 2015.
Recommended for growing in the in the Forest-Steppe and Woodlands.
Variety – dicoccum.
Mid-ripening. The average vegetation period is 98 days.
Mid-tall. The plant height is 80-86 cm. Lodging resistance is medium.
Shedding resistance and resistance to in-spike germination are high. The 1000-grain weight is 30-34 g.
Increased resistance to brown rust and head smut.
The potential yield is 5.2 t/ha. The yield in the competitive trial was 3.1 t/ha (+0.4 t/ha to the check cultivar). In 2019 at the agricultural LLC Peremoha (Kyivska Oblast, Fastivskyi Raion), the maximum yield was achieved – 4.8 t/ha.
Unlike classic emmer, Holikovska shows minor hoodness (17%), which makes it suitable for mechanized sowing and harvesting with conventional agricultural equipment. At the same time, groats from this new cultivar tastes nutty (which is typical for classic emmer) and has good palatability.
The cultivation technology is traditional for cereals. The seeding rate is 4.5 million germinable seeds per 1 hectare.