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Italian Ryegrass Banco

Banco is an alternative Italian ryegrass tetraploid variety registered in the European catalog in 2020.
It has rapid settlement and high vegetative vigor in a short time.
Sown in August, it allows harvest in autumn and abundant cutting in spring before sowing corn.
Highly digestible, Banco provides quality forage and excellent regrowth after the first cut.
Its good disease resistance enhances animal feed palatability and digestibility.

Punti di forza

Quick settlement
Great vegetative vigor
High protein and soluble sugar content


Type: alternative tetraploid
Perennial: 10 to 16 months
Earliness: medium early

Indicazioni agronomiche

Use: hay, baled, silage, grazing
Use: hay, baled, silage, grazing
Sowing rate: 40 – 50 kg/Ha
Sowing period: September-November, February-March

Raccomandazioni culturali

Soil preparation: superficial tillage, fine soil on the surface
Optimal sowing depth: 1 cm – roll after sowing
Fertilization: depending on the availability of organic inputs (manure, digestate):
Autumnal needs: N 40/50 units/Ha; P2 O5 70/90 units/Ha; K2 O 70/80 units/Ha
Spring needs: N 70/80 units/Ha


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