Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)


Turnip Yellows Virus – the underestimated threat in oilseed rape cultivation

Turnip Yellows Virus (TuYV) – originally thought to be insignificant, this virus is now spreading at lightning speed across Europe’s oilseed rape fields, reports German plant breeding company Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV). Transmitted by aphids, the virus causes damage to plants that is difficult to detect and results in yield losses of up to 30%.  The only effective measure is to grow resistant varieties of oilseed rape.

Oilseed rape in Argentina

Rapeseed is the third mostly grown oilseed in the world, while today it is still a niche crop in South American countries and not known by many farmers. Nevertheless, oilseed rape fits perfectly to the conditions in most countries in the southern hemisphere and it offers a huge potential for farmers due to the high profits. It also helps to diversify the crop rotation and improves soil fertility.

PlantHUB- Strengthening partnerships between academia and industry

DSV is currently participating in an innovative new research programme from the European Union aimed at fostering scientific partnerships between academia and industry. This programme, entitled PlantHUB - Boosting technology transfer and responsible research and innovation in plant sciences, is funded from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme and gives ten doctoral students the opportunity to organize their research projects evenly between an academic and industrial partner.

Reseeding season 2019

The record temperatures above 30 degrees in the summer 2018 were a tough test for all turfgrass areas. The damages of these areas range from small spots to large-scale burned areas. Is it possible that turfgrass regenerates itself after such extreme damages?

We can do turfgrasses

We proudly present the latest results of our turfgrass varieties in the STRI Table 2019 of BSPB. Once again we have made it to the top!
With four of our turfgrass varieties of the species Lolium Perenne, DSV is at the top of the BSPB in the table “sport uses”. Our varieties Europitch, Eurodiamond, Eurocordus and Eurosport received an excellent award, especially in the categories live ground cover, shoot density and fineness of leaf.

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product-information-2019 DSV Product Information 2019

Contains information about our crops for the international sale.

TerraLife Flyer EN TerraLife® Flyer

Gives you a compact overview of our cover crop programme TerraLife ®.

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Spanish turf grass brochure.

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