Meltador

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  • Late tetraploid perennial ryegrass.
  • Perfect under difficult conditions.
  • Leading in The Netherlands.
  • High yield and disease resistance.
  • Very palatable under grazing.
  • Officially listed in: Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium.
  • Nordic climate
  • Oceanic climate
  • Continental climate
  • Mediterranean climate

Late variety perfect under difficult conditions

Meltador is a new tetraploid variety from Barenbrug and listed in several countries since 2010. It can be characterized by a high dry matter yield, outstanding disease resistance and perfect persistency. In Germany this variety has been rated with an “M-recommendation”, which proves it suitability for difficult conditions. Besides that, Meltador shows a dense sward and very late heading. Therefor it’s suitable to use in mixtures for both grazing- as silage purposes.

 

Leading in The Netherlands

All grass varieties are tested in official trials in The Netherland, at several locations under both grazing- as cutting-management. At the Recommended List Meltador has been rated the No.1 variety for dry matter yield in 2012. On top of that, its notes for persistency, crown rust resistance and winterhardiness are outstanding. This shows that Barenbrug’s Meltador is a perfect solution for the modern farmer.

Specifications
Species
Lolium perenne
Heading
Late
Ploidy
Tetraploid
Early heading
Intermediate heading
Late heading
Tetraploid
Diploid
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Lolium perenne

One of the most important and widely used forage grasses, exhibiting rapid establishment, good tillering ability, excellent response to nitrogen and high acceptability to stock. Compared with other species, perennial ryegrass is more digestible, thus giving higher digestible dry matter production.

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