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Kainui Cocksfoot

Kainui Cocksfoot has high tiller density, and soft ryegrass-like leaves, with very good disease resistance. It is well suited for inclusion in pasture mixes or as a specialist pasture in summer-dry areas. Latest genetics, NZ bred.

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Description

A new cocksfoot from the Cropmark Seeds plant breeding programme, Kainui was bred for high yields, good compatibility within pasture mixes, and strong root development for summer dry tolerance.

Kainui has high tiller density, and soft ryegrass-like leaves, with very good disease resistance. It is well suited for inclusion in pasture mixes or as a specialist pasture in summer-dry areas. Latest genetics, NZ bred.

Kainui Cocksfoot has the following benefits:

  • Higher yields across all seasons
  • Excellent summer-dry tolerance
  • Finer, softer, more ryegrass-like leaves
  • Better compatibility within pasture mixes

Agronomic Information

Heading date: Mid heading
Persistence: 5+ years (subject to climate, insect pest pressure and management)
Endophyte forms: Nil endophyte
Sowing rate: 6-8kg/hectare as the sole grass species in mixes
1-2kg/hectare in mixes with ryegrasses
Sowing depth: 1-2 cm
Sowing dates: Autumn and Spring