Ameristand 455TQ RoundUp Ready

Short Description

Ameristand 455TQ RoundUp Ready offers an enhanced forage quality trait with faster recovery time between cuttings resulting in a more productive stand of alfalfa for better livestock performance. Another attribute of this alfalfa, that makes it perform so well, is its comprehensive disease resistance package resulting in a stronger, healthier plant. Ameristand 455TQ RoundUp Ready is inoculated and fungicide treated.

Description

 When should the Roundup® herbicide be applied to Genuity® Roundup Ready® Alfalfa? Unsurpassed weed control and crop safety starts with flexible application timing.  For production management, ask for the America’s Alfalfa Genuity® Roundup Ready® Alfalfa Management Guide booklet.  Always start with a weed-free field. In no-till and reduced-till systems, apply a herbicide burndown application to control existing weeds at least 1 to 2 weeks before planting. In both newly seeded and established stands, to preserve the yield and quality potential of forage and hay, applications should be made after weeds have emerged, but before alfalfa growth or re-growth interferes with application spray coverage of the target weeds. Research data indicates for the most effective stand establishment, a single application of a Roundup® herbicide at the seedling stage should be applied when your alfalfa is in the 3 to 4 trifoliate stage. Due to the genetic diversity of alfalfa, a small percentage of the seedlings are susceptible and will not survive the first application of Roundup®.  An application in the 6 to 9 trifoliate stage will set up your crop for superior quality harvest.  Refer to your crop protection dealer for latest recommendation for Roundup® herbicide.

 

Plant Characteristics of 455TQ RR Alfalfa

Fusarium Wilt
Fall Dormancy 4.4
Winter Hardiness 2.0
Traffic Tested Excellent
Yield Potential Excellent
Forage Quality Potential Excellent
Stand Persistence Excellent
Phytophthora Root Rot Very Fast
Aphanamyces Root Rot Highly Resistant
Anthracnose Highly Resistant
Verticillium Wilt Highly Resistant
Bacterial Wilt Highly Resistant
Fusarium Wilt Highly Resistant
Pea Aphid Resistant
Stem Nematode Resistant

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