n The Dairy Mail - Rating perennial ryegrass varieties : technology

Volume 17, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1561-4301


The choice of planting perennial or annual ryegrasses, has been debated in a previous article. Should one still wish to plant a perennial ryegrass in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, it would be advisable to choose the variety carefully, taking into account both seasonal and total yield as well as rust resistance. Table 1 gives the total annual yields of nine commercially available varieties at ARC Cedara over three years in the national trials.

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