Diploid Italian ryegrass:

Asset:

  • Late heading date,
  • Exceptional production in the winter spring and summer,
  • Asset is the perfect choice if a persistent Italian ryegrass is required,
  • Asset has excellent summer quality for its type, coupled with very high annual production,
  • Asset is also the first Italian ryegrass with AR7 endophyte, this improves the persistency.

Fox:

  • Mid heading date,
  • Fox has a great establishment vigour with very high winter and spring production,
  • Fox has performed exceptionally well in independent trails for spring pasture production and rust tolerance,
  • Fox is also a persistent type, showing good plant survival through summer months,
  • Fox was selected for summer heat tolerance, establishment vigour and good rust tolerance.

Agriboost:

  • Mid heading date,
  • This is a very high sugar grass with excellent feed quality,
  • Agriboost is very densely tillerd and competitive cultivar that is able to cover the ground and has high grazing tolerance,
  • Agriboost can be utilised as a new sowing option or as a tool to plant into exiting pastures.

Tetraploid Italian ryegrass:

Max:

  • Early heading date,
  • Max has excellent establishment vigour and because of that it gets winter feed off to a good start,
  • It has a high total production throughout the year,
  • One of Max’s best characteristics is its high sugar content,
  • Being a Tetraploid, Max has a broader leaf, and very good regrowth characteristics,
  • Excellent for silage with a cereal.
CROP/SPECIE CULTIVARS Ploidy SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL REQUIRED REMARKS
Annual ryegrass (Italian)
  • Asset
  • Agriboost
  • Fox
  • Max
  • Diploid
  • Diploid
  • Diploid
  • Tetraploid
  • 18-25 kg/ha
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  • 25-30 kg/ha
  • 650mm + per year
  • Irrigation 25-50mm per week
  • Eastern Cape
  • Western Cape
  • East Free State
  • North West
  • Mpumalanga
  • KwaZulu-Natal
Autumn: March-April

Spring: September-November

Well drained clay to loam soils with high moisture content. High winter/spring growth

Italian Ryegrass

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