TAM 90 RYEGRASS is a forage-type Italian annual ryegrass released by Texas AgriLife Research in 1990. While this variety has been in the commercial marketplace for some time, it still is considered one of the industry standards for annual ryegrass forage production. It is a robust diploid annual ryegrass with wide leaves that gives it the appearance of some tetraploids. TAM 90 is one of the more winter hardy ryegrass varieties and exhibits good crown rust resistance. It has a high forage yield potential and is adapted to east and southeast Texas. TAM 90 is under exclusive license and has Plant Variety Protection.
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