Annual ryegrass

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Bilgili U.

in: Grasses, KARADAĞ Yaşar,SEYDOŞOĞLU Seyithan, Editor, iksad Yayınevi, Ankara, pp.3-16, 2022

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Vocational Book
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Publisher: iksad Yayınevi
  • City: Ankara
  • Page Numbers: pp.3-16
  • Editors: KARADAĞ Yaşar,SEYDOŞOĞLU Seyithan, Editor
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Generally known as Italian ryegrass, Lolium multiflorum Lam. or Lolium perenne L. ssp. multiflorum (Lam.) Husnot is a cool-season annual grass native to southern Europe. North and South America, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia are among the countries where it has spread extensively. Annual ryegrass is typically annual to biennial, but varieties that can last up to two years have been created. Annual ryegrass requires a rich, healthy soil to thrive. It is distinguished by its quick establishment. It grows best in the fall, winter, and spring, although it may still thrive in the summer if there is e the application of 150 kg ha-1 N resulted in the greatest values of dry matter yield, ratio, and crude protein yield nough moisture. It is especially recognized for its faster winter growth than perennial ryegrass. Dry matter yields of annual ryegrass were ranged from 4.5 to 15.6 t ha-1.