Callan is a late diploid perennial ryegrass with a heading date of 1st June.
Offering very good spring yields under simulated grazing management (117% of control varieties), Callan delivers a very good total yield under conservation management of 102%. It also offers very good resistance to crown rust.
DESCRIPTION: Dark green, densely or loosely tufted. Folded shoot and leaves.
FLOWERING HEAD: Flattened spike with the spikelets arranged alternately on opposite sides of the stem. The spikelets are stalkless with the narrow, rounded face tting against the stem.
LEAF BLADE: Ribbed on upper surface, smooth and shiny underside. Red at base of stem.
AURICLES & LIGULE: Auricles are usually well developed, up to 1/12 of an inch (2 mm) long, or are sometimes lacking.