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Wintermax T100 Triticale

T100 portrays excellent early establishment vigour and has the ability to rapidly accumulate dry matter over the winter period.

Description

T100 offers a highly nutritious early spring forage supplement by retaining green leaf throughout the cooler months.

 

T100 portrays excellent early establishment vigour and has the ability to rapidly accumulate dry matter over the winter period.

The winter active growth habit of T100 presents an opportunity to utilise this characteristic as a tool in mitigating Nitrate leaching via plant uptake.

  • Excellent early establishment vigour.
  • Winter active – Unsurpassed winter dry matter production when compared to other forage cereals.
  • Erect growth habit.
  • Excellent tolerance to current NZ stripe rust strains.
  • Good lodging tolerance aided by its shorter stature and strong straw strength.
  • Large reduced-awned seed head with large sized grain.
  • Early to head but slow to mature.
  • Maintains green leaf during colder months.

T100 has an optimum sowing window between March and early June but can be drilled in early July through to August given its facultative nature.

Sowing rate : 140-160 Kg/Ha

(% T100) from an autumn sown forage trial at White Rock North Canterbury harvested 161 DAP. T100 yield = 4075 kg/ha,
LSD 5%= 636 kg, CV% = 14.3

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