Forage value number 7

Italian ryegrass is a short-lived top-grass that forms leafy tussocks. The species is used exclusively in field forage, as its persistence is not sufficient for permanent grassland stands. The species is one of the most efficient grasses and can deliver very good dry matter yields with good nutrient and water supply. Cultivation together with forage legumes can increase yield and quality.

 

Identification

 

  • Red stem base
  • Emerging leaf rolled
  • Big leaf auricles
  • Shiny leaf underside
  • Spike with awns

Our varieties

BALANCE

Italian ryegrass

diploid

  • balanced variety without weaknesses
  • very good rust resistance
  • great yield performance

DOLOMIT

Italian ryegrass

tetraploid

  • belongs to the top yielding varieties
  • especially suitable as winter cover crop
  • good rust resistance

DORIKE

Italian ryegrass

tetraploid

  • high-yielding variety
  • outstanding resistances, esp. towards rust
  • very good winter hardiness and standing ability

FABIO

Italian ryegrass

tetraploid

  • internationally proven variety
  • good yielding properties
  • broadly recommended variety

HUNTER

Italian ryegrass

tetraploid

  • dense yielding variety
  • good spring grazing and first and second year yields
  • high sward density

LIPSOS

Italian ryegrass

tetraploid

  • high yields in the first cut
  • excellent resistance towards rust and bacterial wilt
  • well-balanced yield performance

MACHO

Italian ryegrass

tetraploid

  • remarkable winterhardy
  • good yield performance
  • resistant to rust

MONTORO

Italian ryegrass

tetraploid

  • balanced yield performance
  • healthy variety

NABUCCO

Italian ryegrass

tetraploid

  • high dry matter yields
  • good rust resistance
  • fineness of leaves

SHAKIRA

Italian ryegrass

diploid

  • early heading yielder
  • excellent early spring growth
  • healthy variety