Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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BALANCE

Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum)

Overall balanced variety

Maturity Groupintermediate to late
Ploidydiploid

BALANCE is a diploid Italian ryegrass with ear emergence medium to late. The variety  achieved good yield results in official testing. This is valid especially in the following cuts. BALANCE is within the meaning of the word a balanced variety without weaknesses. Not only for yield, also for other important characteristics like disease resistance.

Characteristics

Yield+ + + +
Rust Resistance+ + + +
Persistence+ + + +

Official German variety list 2013 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2013)

CharacteristicScore
Ear emergence6 (intermediate to late)
Dry matter production at the beginning5 (intermediate)
Tendency for winter damage5 (intermediate)
Dry matter yield - total6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - 1. cut5 (intermediate)
Dry matter yield - following cuts6 (intermediate to high)
Susceptibility for rust4 (low to intermediate)
Susceptibility for bacterial wilt4 (low to intermediate)
Susceptibility for Fusarium4 (low to intermediate)
Susceptibility for mildew4 (low to intermediate)
All specified information is given to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee on completeness and correctness. Despite care we cannot guarantee that the described characteristics are repeatable / comprehensive in agricultural practice in each case. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description.