New diploid Green Spirit variety from Barenbrug. Barprisma stregthens the Barenbrug tradition of breeding varieties that do not head out in the summer after sowing in spring. Barprisma was selected for improved rust resistance, lower lodging and more drought tolerance. For producers which prefer Green Spirit as a winter forage it also has shown better winter hardiness.
- Improved rust resistance
- Lower lodging
- Drought tolerance
- Winter hardiness
Italian ryegrass provides excellent quality forage for up to two years, depending on climate and available moisture. Due to its quick regrowth, very early development in spring, and a prolonged growing period in the fall, this species usually has greater overall productivity than other cool season...