Agricultural Reviews

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Agricultural Reviews, volume 42 issue 1 (march 2021) : 116-119

Impact of Malt Barley Varieties on Malt Quality: A Review

Mekonnen Gebeyaw
1Department of Plant Science, Mekdela Amba University, South  wolo, Ethiopia.
Cite article:- Gebeyaw Mekonnen (2021). Impact of Malt Barley Varieties on Malt Quality: A Review. Agricultural Reviews. 42(1): 116-119. doi: 10.18805/ag.R-162.
The greatest use of barley for malting purpose mostly for brewing industry. The quality of malt depends upon various grain parameters as kernel shape, size, boldness, grain protein content etc., which affects the malt quality that is malt yield, friability, homogeneity.The availability of barley for malting is not a problem, but whatever barley is available it is very poor interims of quality and not meeting the minimum standards of malting quality. So, that identification of malt barely varieties with different grain and malt parameters, which are desired for better malt production and quality improvement, needed for various products is very essential. Potential areas that boost the production, pertinent agronomic practice studies and strengthening micro malting laboratory and expert capacity are recommended to overcome the limitations of malt barley production and malt quality improvement.
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