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DISCUS

Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

Good combination

Maturity Groupintermediate
Ploidydiploid

DISCUS combines strong yield plus strong persistence plus very poor appearance of heads after cutting. The yield focuses on further cuts, so it is an interesting partner in grassland mixture where to distribute high yield over the whole year.

Characteristics

Yield+ + + +
Sward Density+ + + +
Winter Hardiness+ + + +
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)
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 rust5 (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.