Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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MIRTELLO (M)

Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

Strong on peat soils

Maturity Groupearly
Ploidytetraploid

MIRTELLO is an early, tetraploid variety registered in Germany. It shows a very good persistence, one of the main reasons for getting an “M”, showing a special suitability for peat soils in the grassland areas in the North of Germany. The variety shows a good yield, especially in the following cuts.

Characteristics

Yield+ + + +
Sward Density+ + + +
Winter Hardiness+ + + +
Rust Resistance+ + + +
Persistence+ + + +

Official German variety list 2013 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2013)

CharacteristicScore
Ear emergence3 (early)
Dry matter production at the beginning6 (intermediate to strong)
Tendency for winter damage4 (low to intermediate)
Sward density5 (intermediate)
Persistence7 (high)
Dry matter yield - total5 (intermediate)
Dry matter yield - 1. cut3 (low)
Dry matter yield - following cuts7 (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.