AberDart HSG Ryegrass
AberDart HSG is a high quality grass which stands out from standard ryegrasses. This diploid perennial ryegrass is unique because it contains more sugar, making it more palatable than its other ryegrasses. Therefore stock tend to graze AberHSG pasture more vigorously and farmers report their stock “cannot get enough of it”. The result is increased meat and milk production.
Suitable for all stock classes and rational grazing systems; endophyte free or with AR1, AberDart HSG provides a high quality pasture for improved animal performance, such as for heavier lamb and cattle finishing, as well as for high quality silage.
Species: Perennial Ryegrass
Endophyte Type: Nil or with AR1
Diploid / Tetraploid: Diploid
Stock Suitability: All
Seasonal Growth / Flowering Date:
Late flowering date (15 days later than Nui) offering high year round yield with very strong spring, summer and autumn production. In a New Zealand trial conducted by AgResearch AberDart was 23% ahead in year 2 and 17% ahead in year 3 for dry matter production of the mean of Bronsyn and Impact. Over the three years AberDart was 11% ahead of the mean of Bronsyn and Impact.
Sowing Rate: 16-18 kg/ha
(AberDart HSG has smaller seed so lower sowing rates than other grasses)
AberDart HSG is a highly nutritious permanent ryegrass because it's been bred to offer higher levels of WSC (sugars). AberDart has a late flowering date (15 days later than Nui) offering high year-round yield with very strong spring, summer and autumn production.
* Read what farmers have to say about AbertDart High Sugar Grass.
Download the AberDart HSG Cultivar Leaflet (PDF - 187kb).
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