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.