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Italian Ryegrass Rockin R

Rockin R is the result of crossing two clones respectively from a single plant in Oregon and from the selection of a tetraploid variety grown in the Willamette Valley.
The variety passed the JOE-1 experiment showing a very high dry matter yield and good cold tolerance.
Also excellent is the resistance to rust and the most common diseases.
It is very digestible and palatable and has excellent nutritional value.

Punti di forza

High forage production
Excellent rust resistance
Excellent nutritional value

Characteristics

Type: alternative tetraploid
Perennial: 6 to 12 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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