TriCal® 158EP

Awnled Triticale

  • Excellent resistance to lodging
  • Top forage producer
  • High grain yields
  • Well suited for hay

Excellent TriCal® 158EP is the latest result of TriCal®’s extensive forage research program. This all new variety stands up even in under the most extreme lodging pressure. In addition, TriCal® 158EP was bred to be planted early, preferably in mid-October without danger of frost damage. This first of its kind planting flexibility combined with outstanding yield and lodging resistance makes TriCal® 158EP the choice forgrowers who need to plant early. Of course, TriCal® 158EP continues the tradition of excellent triticale forage nutrition and palatability, ease of stand establishment, high grain production, and strong early season growth.

Agronomic Traits:
Early Seedling Vigor: Very Good
Lodging: Excellent
Maturity: 9 days later than wheat to soft dough
Plant Color: Dark Green
Head Color: Grey Green
Awn Type: Awnled
Planting Rates:
Bushel weight: 56 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 12,000
Rate (lbs/acre): 110-125
Adaptation Ratings:
Photosynthetic Type: Cool Season
Photoperiod: Insensitive
Water Requirement: Low
Crop Use Information:
Life Cycle: Annual
Ease of Establishment: Good
Drought Stress: Excellent
Wet Soil: Good
Saline Soils (White Alkali): Good
Saline – Sodic Soils (Black Alkali): Good
Lagoon Water Tolerance: Very Good
Hay: No
Silage: Excellent
Palatability: Excellent
Diseases/Insect/Nematode Ratings:
Stripe Rust: MR
Leaf Rust: R
Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus: MR
Note: Ratings are based upon a number of years testing in numerous locations. Adverse environmental conditions and planting dates may alter a variety’s performance, maturity, and resistance to certain diseases and insects.

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