Grows faster than its shadow

  • Tetraploid Westerwold ryegrass.
  • Producing a high yield in the first cut.
  • High seasonal dry matter yields.
  • Comparable to Barspectra II.
  • Officially listed in: Italy.
  • Nordic climate
  • Continental climate
  • Oceanic climate
  • Mediterranean climate

Barturbo is a tetraploid variety of Westerwolds ryegrass which stands for high yields of palatable forage. Barturbo can be used as a main crop and as a stubble crop. Barturbo is a leafiness, broad leaved variety with a significantly higher dry matter content in the plant, providing very high dry matter yields per hectare.


The main features of Barturbo are:


  • fast establishment after sowing and dense growth.
  • excellent dry matter yield at first cut (102 % over standards in French trials,autumn sowing).
  • good frost resistance.
  • very good resistance to Leafspot and Bacterial wilt (Xanthomonas).
  • excellent resistance to lodging.



Westerwold ryegrass

Rapidly establishing annual species which gives high productivity in the season of sowing. This species is useful for spring sowing or immediate sowing after maize or cereal harvest in fall or when high yields are required within 3-6 months of sowing.

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