Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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XANTHUS

Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

Yield, persistence, resistance

Maturity Grouplate
Ploidytetraploid

XANTHUS is a tetraploid variety in the late to very late segment. Remarkable is its excellent susceptibility for rust and Fusarium. The high persistence of XANTHUS is combined with interesting yields over all cuts, and especially high yields in the first cut.

Characteristics

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

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

CharacteristicScore
Ear emergence8 (late to very late)
Dry matter production at the beginning5 (intermediate)
Tendency for winter damage5 (intermediate)
Sward density5 (intermediate)
Persistence7 (high)
Dry matter yield - total6 (intermediate to 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.