Aurora

Lucerne

  • General purpose cultivar suited to dryland and irrigation.
  • Aurora (Medicago sativa) is a semi winter-active variety with a dormancy rating of 7.
  • It produces low to moderate levels of herbage during the winter period.
  • Aurora with excellent persistence and good adaptability to either dryland or irrigated.

Key Features & Description

  • General purpose cultivar suited to dryland and irrigation
  • Aurora (Medicago sativa) is a semi winter-active variety with a dormancy rating of 7.
  • It produces low to moderate levels of herbage during the winter period.
  • Aurora is a general purpose variety that is well-suited to either haymaking or grazing situations.
  • Aurora with excellent persistence and good adaptability to either dryland or irrigated situations These attributes combine to provide good yields over a long period of time.
  • All Lucerne varieties are deep-rooting and can be a useful tool in the control of rising water tables. It has an extended growing season into late spring and summer, due to its ability to access sub-soil moisture.
  • It can respond rapidly to rainfall events and provide important out of season feed
    during the late summer or autumn period.

 

Disease & Pest Resistance

  • Aurora has been rated resistant to Phytophthora Root Rot and as having low resistance to Colletotrichum Crown Rot, Bacterial Wilt and Fusarium Wilt.
  • Aurora has been rated highly resistant to Spotted Alfalfa Aphid and Blue-Green Aphid resistant to Stem Nematode and moderately resistant to Pea Aphid.
Specifications
Lucerne

Lucerne is a perennial with a woody crown and an erect growth habit. It is suited to fertile, deep, well drained, neutral to alkaline soils. Its long tap root can access moisture deep in the soil profile, providing extraordinary summer growth and drought tolerance...

Lucerne is a perennial with a woody crown and an erect growth habit. It is suited to fertile, deep, well drained, neutral to alkaline soils. Its long tap root can access moisture deep in the soil profile, providing extraordinary summer growth and drought tolerance...

Lucerne is a perennial with a woody crown and an erect growth habit. It is suited to fertile, deep, well drained, neutral to alkaline soils. Its long tap root can access moisture deep in the soil profile, providing extraordinary summer growth and drought tolerance...