Kyros has a tankard shaped root, with a medium 16-17% high drymatter content.
Kyros is very resistant to bolting. Kyros gives very high yields of roots with excellent digestibility.
The top has a high sugar content and is easy to store as silage.
Kyros thrives on a wide range of soils providing that they are well drained and not acid. A deep, friable loam is probably the ideal.
Kyros tolerates drought conditions so its potential can be fully exploited on light land in dry areas also.
Compared with other varieties Kyros is exceptionally easy to lift while the roots sit relatively high above the ground and there are few fangs.
Field losses during harvesting are very low.