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Product Description

​Tetraploid, tankard type turnip with a large bulb size and high root to leaf ratio.

Marco Tetraploid Turnip

Physical Description

​Tetraploid, tankard type turnip with a large bulb size and high root to leaf ratio.

Why Use Marco Tetraploid Turnip

  • ​The earliest maturing turnip available in New Zealand.
  • High grazing preference and palatability.
  • Excellent bolting resistance and high clubroot resistance.

AGRONOMIC TRAITS

PLOIDY Tetraploid GROWTH PEAK Summer
SOWING RATE 3 kg/ha MATURITY (DAYS TO GRAZING) 50 - 70
SOWING DEPTH 10 mm BOLTING RESISTANCE (1=LOW 9=HIGH) 9

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Product Sizes available

  • 25 kg
  • 3 kg

Delivery Options

  • Pickup
  • Freight to farm

Important Information

  • BENEFITS

    The earliest maturing turnip available (50 - 70 days from grazing to sowing).

    Less time out of pasture.

    Sowing date flexibility.

    Two Marco crops in one season are possible.

    Large bulbs , with high bulb to leaf ratio and good bulb storage.

    Bulb retains its quality for as long as 90 days after sowing.

    Good resistance to bolting and clubroot.

  • WHERE IT FITS

    Marco can be used as a high yielding summer turnip crop in all parts of New Zealand, and with all livestock types. Its very short interval to grazing means less time out of pasture and sowing date flexibility. Two crops of Marco in one seeason are possible and Marco can be late sown, for example, where previous crop failure occurs.

  • PERFORMANCE

    Marco shows very good performance across a range of sites, with its fast maturity and highly palatable bulb.