True mono-germ cultivar Medium to high drymatter type (16-18%) 50% of bulb above ground Very good resistance to bolting Above ground colour: Orange Jamon is a very uniform, mono-germ cultivar that has been evaluated in New Zealand for a number of years. It is an orange skinned cultivar with a bulb drymatter percentage of between 16-18%, similar to many current industry products. Jamon is French fodder beet breeders Florimond Desprez's most popular product.
True mono-germ cultivar Larger bulb type Low drymatter type (13-15%) 60% of bulb above ground Good resistance to bolting Above ground colour: Red Monro is a red coloured beet with a large more rounded bulb shape. It is suitable for in paddock grazing where it is readily acessible to the grazing animal.
True mono-germ cultivar Medium-sized, uniform bulbs High drymatter type (18-21%) Very good leaf-holding ability Very good resistance to bolting 50% of bulb above ground Above ground colour: Orange Rivage is a very modern fodder beet having only recently been released by French breeders Florimond Desprez, one of the world's leading fodder beet breeders. It is a very uniform cultivar that has performed at a consistently high level in New Zealand.