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Synergy Seeds supply a combination of high-grade temperate legumes, grasses, cereals, tropical and vetch varieties. We supply both proprietary and public varieties, so that our customers can meet the demands of their markets.

Raptor

Alfalfa
FD 6
Medicago sativa

RAPTOR is a Multifoliate leaf expression alfalfa (60% of the leaves have four to six leaflets).

It is versatile and broadly adaptive to multi-purpose mixed farming systems looking for exceptional yield and forage quality.

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Growing Conditions

  • Soil Type

    Suited to most soil types from sandy loams through to heavy clay soils

  • Sowing Rate

    Dryland hay or grazing:
    4 - 8kg/ha
    High rainfall/ Irrigation:
    9 - 20kg/ha
    Irrigated hay production:
    25 - 35kg/ha

  • Rainfall

    500mm+

  • pH

    (CaCl2) 5.0 - 7.5

  • Inoculant

    Group AL Rhizobium

Advantages

  • Fall active dormancy FD 6
  • High yielding, multi-purpose variety
  • Excellent persistence
  • Multifoliate leaf expression (60% of the leaves have four to six leaflets).
  • Has a tight leaf set and excellent leaf holding trait for hay cutters
  • Strong pest and disease resistance
  • Good grazing tolerance
  • Versatile and broadly adaptive
  • Well suited to mixed farming zones

Disease and Pest Resistance Traits

Highly Resistant

  • Anthracnose (Race 1)
  • Fusarium Wilt

Resistant

  • Bacterial Wilt
  • Verticillium Wilt
  • Phytophthora Root Rot
  • Stem Nematode
  • Pea Aphid
  • Spotted Alfalfa Aphid

Raptor Lucerne, Marrabel South Australia

Hay baling in a Raptor Lucerne paddock at Marrabel, Mid North South Australia. The bales of hay yielded about 4.5 tonnes per hectare and are sold into premium hay markets. The paddock will be locked up for seed production, once hay has been removed and harvested in March/April. Lucerne

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info@synergyseeds.com.au