Somtri Spring triticale, has long straw but excellent resistance to lodging. Because of its enormous root development, Somtri may tap nutrients and water also from deeper soil layers, making it a very tolerant variety to stressful situations.
Somtri triticale has low susceptibility to fusarium and ergot giving a productions of healthy and unpolluted fodder. Somtri triticale produces high grain yields, higher than current leading varieties such as Logo, Nilex and Legalo. In TAG Trials, Somtri outperformed Nilex by +23%.
Somtri will only be available as conventional untreated seed in spring 2019, so derogations will be required to use this variety, should there be no organic alternatives.