Triticale

Species: Triticale (Secale cereale L.)
Cultivars: TAMCALE 5019
Origin:
Use: Grazing, hay, silage.
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Description:
General:
Life Span:
3-4 feet tall, bunchgrass.
Annual
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Temperature:
5.5-7.5
Sandy-loam, clay loam. High salinity tolerance.
15-50 inches.
Cold tolerant with good winter production.
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Production:
80-100 lb PLS/A
September-October
1 inch
$10-12/A
December-April
4000-7000 lb/A
Notes:
  • Triticale is a man-made cross between wheat and rye.

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