Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis)

Progress in yield and persistence

Maturity Groupintermediate

In total LIPOCHE is a clear improvement in comparison to all listed Meadow fescue varieties. The advantages of LIPOCHE are the high persistence, a medium to good winter hardiness, the low to medium susceptibility to Rust and the medium to dense sward. Furthermore the excellent total dry matter yields and the yield in further cuts are worth mentioning.


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Official German variety list 2013 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2013)

Ear emergence5 (intermediate)
Dry matter production at the beginning6 (intermediate to strong)
Tendency for winter damage5 (intermediate)
Tendency for lodging 4 (low to intermediate)
Sward density6 (intermediate to dense)
Persistence6 (intermediate to high)
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)
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.