KWS Tayo is a brand new addition to KWS’ hybrid rye lineup for 2020/21 and is currently in UK AHDB grain trials.
KWS Tayo is an excellent option for pig finishing or dry sow rations. With high grain and straw yields plus low growing costs.
Food industry uses include flour, breakfast cereals and distilling or malt.
KWS Tayo offers robust stem stiffness compared to older hybrids.
Initial seed availability is limited.
Characteristics in numbers
|Variety Type||Hybrid 100% F1|
|Use/End Market||AD, grain (feed/flour), distilling|
Oct 250 + m²
|Drilling Depth||2-3 cm|
|Unit/Pack Size||12 Mio. Seed Unit|
|Development to reach GS31||Medium|
|Development to reach GS51||Medium|
|Wholecrop silage maturity||30–40% DM|
|Grain harvest (moisture %)||13–15%|
|Grain yield||11–13 t/ha|
|Harvest index (grains/ear)||Very high|
|Straw strength (cm)||110–132|
Data sources: Danish farmer union trials, KWS UK Obs, KWS Lochow Breeder Obs, Bundessortenamt KWS UK own data (graph)