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

Balanced yielder

Maturity Grouplate

High yields over all cuts make MAIKO to a balanced yielder. Another important argument for MAIKO is its peat suitability, which results from the high persistence and good winter hardiness. This is combined with a low susceptibility for rust.


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

Official German variety list (Beschreibende Sortenliste, New applications 2014/2015)

Ear emergence8 (late to very late)
Dry matter production at the beginning4 (low to intermediate)
Tendency for winter damage5 (intermediate)
Sward density6 (intermediate to dense)
Persistence6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - total6 (intermediate to high)
Dry matter yield - 1. cut6 (intermediate to 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.