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Ideally suited to irrigated forage

Excellent waterlogging tolerance and mildly salt tolerant.It is also highly palatable and digestible feed with high forage yield. Ideally suited to hay or silage production. SHAFTAL has a long term persistence and its seed varies in colour depending on cultivar with 820 000 – 2 million seeds / kg. It leaves trifoliate with leaflets egg to triangular shaped with strong veins and a toothed margin; more than 10 mm long; stipule tapers to a find point. Mature plants semi-erect to erect, succulent with medium-thick hollow stems (varies between subspecies). Used in mixtures with annual ryegrasses