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Mr-Taurus technote

Hybrid overview


MR-Taurus offers growers industry leading yield potential for its medium-quick maturity while solid stress tolerance helps to protect yield under tougher conditions. This hybrid produces a large, bright red grain which assists in achieving quality requirements. MR-Taurus is classified as having a medium tillering habit allowing it to compensate and make the most of favourable conditions. The ideal choice for limited irrigation situations while also highly suitable to wider row configurations under dryland conditions, MR-Taurus is the perfect all-rounder and will perform well in all growing regions.

Hybrid attributes

Days to 50% flower
Spring 70-74
Summer 66-69
Central QLD 55-58

Attributes Score
Midge test rating 6
Seedling vigour 7.5
Seedling cold tolerance 8
Tillering 6
Standability 8
Grain Size 9
Grain colour bright red
Pollen production 7
Pre-flowering stress tolerance 8
Post-flowering stress tolerance 8
Irrigation yes
Wide rows yes
Ratings are 1-9
1 = Poor
9 = excellent

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