- Forage cereal usually give good green bite in early winter and spring. Very palatable.
- They react well to irrigation or supplementary irrigation.
- Use rotational grazing with a rest period for re-growth.
- Cereals are suited to grazing, hay production and silage.
- Marketing/end product use: Human consumption, Animal feed/forage, Grain, Hay/fodder & Cover crop.
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|The whole of South Africa||Winter rainfall areas
Summer rainfall areas
|Widely adapted to most soil conditions|
Disease rating of oat varieties:
|Oat||End use||Height||Maturity||Hectoliter weight||Stem Rust||Leaf Rust||CCN Res||Disease Tolerance||BYDV||Septoria||Bacterial blight||
Red Leather Leaf
End use: M = milling, F = feed grain, G = grazing, H = hay
Plant height: D = dwarf, TD = tall dwarf, T = tall, ST = short tall, MT = moderate tall
Maturity: E = early, EM = early mid, M = mid-season, ML = mid late season, LM = late mid-season, L = late, VL=very late
Hectoliter weight: H = heavy, M = medium, L = light
R = Resistant RMR = Resistant to moderately resistant MR = Moderately resistant MRMS = Moderately resistant to moderately susceptible MS = Moderately susceptible MSS = Moderately susceptible to susceptible S = Susceptible SVS = Susceptible to very susceptible VS = Very susceptible
Disease tolerance: T = tolerant, MT = moderately tolerant, MI = moderately intolerant, I = intolerant
Ratings conducted: P ZWER GRDC