Waratah aims to supply Australian grain growers with a diverse range of varieties suited to their individual needs and environments. Each varietal package is developed to suit a particular regional area and seed is produced within that region.
NVT Online can be used to compare characteristics of current varieties available. Click here to go to NVT Online (you will be directed to another website in a new window).
A summary brochure of all Waratah varieties is available by clicking here last updated March 2012.
A purpose-bred grain only triticale with high quality grain for the pork industry
Yield equivalent to other currently available grain only triticale varieties
A short season, early flowering Speedee replacement.
Chopper is rated MR-MS to both Jackie and WA strain of stripe rust
A semi-awnless dual purpose triticale with excellent dry matter production and grain recovery after grazing
Endeavour has good resistance to both the WA (MR) and Jackie (R) strains of stripe rust strain
Mid-maturing grain only triticale
Good rust resistance and broad adaptation to a wide range of environments
Broadly adapted grain only triticale
Early to mid season, moderately resistant to stripe rust.
A semi-awnless dual purpose and long season grain only triticale with excellent grain yield
Tobruk is rated MR-MS to the Jackie strain of stripe rust
A dual purpose oat with excellent grain recovery after grazing and superior feed grain quality
A dual purpose feed grain oat with excellent early fodder production and grain recovery after grazing
A high yielding, dual purpose, feed quality barley with excellent straw strength
A two row feed grain barley with excellent acid soil tolerance
A new large, white field pea variety developed for the pork industry especially for central and northern NSW and southern Queensland, also suited to the human consumption market.