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ARELIO (M)

Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

Diploid for moorland

Maturity Groupintermediate
Ploidydiploid

ARELIO is the first diploid variety suitable for moorland to be entered in the Federal Plant Variety Registry for many years. ARELIO is a mid-early perennial ryegrass. The overall high yield is generated in particularly by the subsequent cuts (BSA grade 7), thereby making the variety very suitable for pasturing mixes. ARELIO has a markedly low inflorescence formation (BSA grade 3), which is rated positively when digestibility as a quality characteristic is considered. Furthermore, the variety's high yield is supported by good rust resistance (BSA grade 4). The first test results from the Netherlands confirm the excellent performance of the variety ARELIO, particularly regarding the yield characteristics when used for pasture and cutting, as well as its good hardiness properties.  

Characteristics

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

Official German variety list, new registered varieties 2015 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2015)

CharacteristicScore
Ear emergence5 (intermediate)
Dry matter production at the beginning5 (intermediate)
Tendency for winter damage5 (intermediate)
Tendency for flowering3 (intermediate)
Tendency for lodging 5 (intermediate)
Sward density5 (intermediate)
Persistence6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - total6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - 1. cut6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - following cuts7 (high)
Susceptibility for rust4 (low to intermediate)
Susceptibility for Fusarium6 (intermediate to strong)
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.