Laurena is a new generation beet which is brand new to the New Zealand market. Laurena is a very high DM fodder beet originating from Europe. It has white/green, conical shaped bulbs that sit +/- 30% above the ground. Laurena is a very high yielding variety with a bulb dry matter percentage of 20-22%. Laurena has strong tolerance to many fodder beet diseases, including rhizomania and rhizoctonia. The crop is most suited to lifting, fed whole or chopped.
- Very high dry matter yield potential
- Very good disease tolerance, including rhizoctonia
- Stores very well as high in DM (20-22%)
- Suited to lifting with consistent bulb height
- Good bolting tolerance
||100,000 seeds per hectare
||200+ days from sowing to grazing
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