Maverick GII is a diploid short rotation ryegrass providing excellent cool season growth. Maverick GII is the perfect grass for high performance stock or for silage cropping.
Dry matter production comparison of Maverick GII, Maverick Gold and Tabu (expressed as a percentage of Tabu)
The following dry matter data compares Maverick GII, Maverick Gold and Tabu (expressed as a percentage of Tabu). Maverick GII, as seen below, establishes well and has excellent spring and summer dry matter production for a short rotation ryegrass.
Dry matter production data is an average of five 15 month trials (three from Kimihia Research Centre, Canterbury and two from Gordonton Research Centre, Waikato). The trials were established in autumn 2003, autumn 2004 and autumn 2005 (Kimihia only) and concluded in autumn 2004, autumn 2005 and autumn 2006 respectively.
|Maverick GII: 17 days later than Nui|
Maverick GII short rotation ryegrass is best suited to rotational grazing. For best persistence, avoid hard grazing over summer.
Maverick GII short rotation ryegrass can be sown at 15-25 kg/ha as a pure sward with Superstrike® treated clover, or added to a perennial pasture mix at 4-7 kg/ha. In an undersowing situation, sow Superstrike treated seed at 10-15 kg/ha.
Pure sward 15-25 kg/ha
Pasture mix 4-7 kg/ha