Annual Ryegrass

SF Tonuss

diploid hybrid ryegrass

SF Tonuss is a diploid hybrid ryegrass developed and selected for its excellent persistence under grazing. It has quick establishment and excellent winter production for a hybrid ryegrass.

SF Tonuss produces a fine dense sward with rapid recovery after grazing, and low aftermath heading for improved late season quality. It has excellent disease resistance to rust and verticilium wilt, making it an ideal grass for production under both high rainfall and summer irrigation.

Features Benefits
Diploid Lower seeding rate. Fine dense pasture sward.
High winter activity More feed when it is needed most.
Some perennial parentage Improved pasture persistence Better summer and second year production.
Low aftermath heading Excellent late spring and summer feed quality.

Australian Release

2011

Stock Suitability

Suited to all livestock classes

Sowing Rate

35-50kg/ha Oversowing kikuyu and >850mm irrigation

25-30kg/ha 700-850mm rainfall

20-25kg/ha 500-700mm rainfall

15kg/ha Overdrilling perennial pastures