AXEL is a leafy forage rape which is suitable for cutting and also for grazing. Due to its good taste, fine stems and many leaves, the variety is popular as a forage rape. Furthermore, AXEL shows as pre-crop a good green manure effect because of the intense rooting. It has a good weed suppressing effect and does not tend to flowering. As AKELA-Type, AXEL is characterised by 00-quality and the possibility of early sowing.
Official German variety list 2016 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2016)
Dry matter production at the beginning
4 (low to intermediate)
Tendency for flowering
1 (absent or very low)
Dry matter yield - total
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