Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum)

Convincing by yield and health

Maturity Groupintermediate

The advantage of the tetraploid Italian ryegrass LITONIO is the diversity of characteristics. The low disposition to lodging is positive for the forage quality. Therefore the cutting can be done regularly and the pollutions are lower. The low susceptibility to Bacterial wilt is a sign of the good health of LITONIO. These characteristics are connected with a medium to high total yield.


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


Ear emergence5 (intermediate)
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.