Highly winter active for premium lucerne hay production
Haymaster® 9 is a new lucerne to the Australian market. It is a great option for producers looking for a premium quality, highly winter active lucerne for hay and/or grazing. With the new salt tolerant trait, Haymaster 9 demonstrates increased germination and yield performance in marginally saline soils.
Haymaster 9 was developed by crossing elite high yielding plants that have the ability to germinate and produce forage under saline stress conditions. Haymaster 9 is also an excellent performing variety in non-saline conditions and was selected for high levels of tolerance to the major lucerne pests and diseases..
- Bred and selected for increased salt tolerance
- High yield potential
- Excellent persistence
- Suited to dryland and irrigated systems
- Sowing rate should be 8-25kg/ha
- Minimum 350mm rainfall per annum unless irrigated