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Italian Ryegrass Melpush

It is a variety of recent registration and selected to obtain a high forage production. It produces a forage with high leafiness, high digestibility,
and excellent resistance to rust. When sown early at the end of summer, Melpush will allow for abundant cutting in autumn or can be intensively grazed, without compromising its vegetative-productive cycle in spring. In late autumn sowing, due to its alternative profile, it allows for an early first cut. At spring sowing, Melpush is explosive and guarantees at least 2 cuts before summer dryness. It is also an ideal solution for restoring perennial stable meadows.

Punti di forza

Strengths

Excellent rust resistance
High leafiness
High drying speed

Characteristics

Type: alternative diploid
Perennial: 8 to 12 months
Earliness: medium-early

Agronomic indications

Use: hay, green, early silage, grazing
Forage harvest: from April 25th to May 5th
Sowing rate: 40 – 50 kg/Ha
Forage harvest: from April 25th to May 5th

Cultural recommendations

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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