Koorabup (tested as 05096-32) is a new high yielding hay oat variety developed for WA with a similar height and similar or slightly later hay cutting time than Carrolup.
Koorabup has the best septoria resistance of any current hay variety.
Hay and grain yields are similar to Carrolup. Hay colour is excellent with improved digestibility compared to Carrolup.
Koorabup has improved foliar disease resistance and grain quality compared to other current hay varieties and combines improved septoria resistance with good rust and bacterial blight resistances.
Koorabup has better grain quality than Carrolup, low screenings and bright grain.
Koorabup has better lodging and shattering resistance than Wintaroo and Brusher and is similar to Mulgara.
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