Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

High yields on an healthy basis

Maturity Groupintermediate

MATENGA is an absolutely high yielding tetraploid perennial ryegrass. The remarkable high persistence and the good winter hardiness count to the very good characteristics of MATENGA. The variety achieves a Top-Score concerning rust resistance.


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

Official German variety list 2013 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2013)

Ear emergence5 (intermediate)
Dry matter production at the beginning7 (strong)
Tendency for winter damage4 (low to intermediate)
Sward density4 (loose to intermediate)
Persistence6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - total7 (high)
Dry matter yield - 1. cut7 (high)
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.