FX 1001 Triticale “Nearly Beardless” Winter Forage Variety
FX Fall Triticale 1001 is a “nearly beardless” or “nearly awnletted” high yielding fall triticale. In development and test plots, 9,700 plants out of 10,000 were completely beardless. The remaining heads expressed a short spikelets of dwarf beard. The dramatic reduced in awn expression makes this variety very desirable. It has excellent forage yield potential. Additionally, fall and winter triticale produces very high tonnage on dryland acres. This variety is a game changer for forage production across the US.
FX 1001, a nearly awnless (9,700 plants out of 10,000 are completely awnless) winter triticale bred for forage production. This variety is taller and matures earlier than other winter cereal forage standards. In addition, this triticale is typically three centimeters taller and three days earlier to head than other triticale, and twenty centimeters taller and heads an average of ten days earlier than Willow Creek. Moreover, the variety was screened for winter hardiness and consistently produces forage and seed yields comparable to or exceeding Trical® 102 in dryland and irrigated trials in Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming.
Benefits of fall FX 1001 triticale:
- Nearly Awnless: 97% of plants are completely awnless
- Reduce incidences of lump-jaw, sore eyes, and other similar concerns in livestock feeding situations
- High Yielding: Consistently high forage yields in a variety of irrigated and dryland trials
- Cold Hardy: Bred to perform in the harsh northern climates of Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming
- Plant 1/2″ -1 1/2″ depth.
- Plant into well prepared seed bed for best germination success.
You can find this fall FX 1001 triticale at your local IFA or farming co-op.