SF Bolt

Dual purpose forage cereal

SF Bolt is a new forage triticale that can be autumn or spring sown, ideally suited for green chop or whole crop cereal silage. It is the latest in forage triticale technology using unique double haploid breeding it is unsurpassed in crop uniformity.

This provides the benefit of all plants maturing at a similar time, therefore enhancing ease of harvest and enabling consistent yields across the paddock.

SF Bolt has very good resistance to rust and other diseases potentially reducing the use of expensive fungicides that other older varieties may require. It offers the typical characteristics of a high production forage triticale with very good metabolisable energy and carbohydrate levels.

Agronomic features:
  • Unique double haploid breeding technology
    Uniform crop maturity for ease of harvest

  • Good rust resistance
    Reduced need for expensive fungicides

  • Lower NDF % and higher ME grain
    Greater intake with more energy for milk

  • Good lodging tolerance
    Easier harvesting with less wastage

Sowing rate

120-150kg/ha

Stock suitability

All livestock types

Maturity

mid-season maturity

Australian release

>2013