Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Pharrell is a medium-late dual purpose variety that is already registered in France. In the french registration the variety showed a good grain and silage yield, compared with a good agronomy. That is why we decided to put the variety also in the German EU-trial system. The variety is especially usefull in more continental areas in south of Germany and also in easter countries. It reacts good in stress-situations and has a balanced feed value (DINAG / STARCH).

Silage maize maturityGrain maturitySilage maizeGrain maizeEnergy
Variety typeHybrid form/Grain type
tall plant with long ears and semi-erected leavessingle-cross hybrid, flint maize
Cultivation and agronomic characteristics
Drilling dateSeeding rate silage (plants/m²)Seeding rate grain (plants/m²)LocationLodging resistance
early-medium8-108-9all sitesgood

Yield structure/Quality
Dry matter yield Energy yield Starch yield Starch-% Digestibility Biogas Grain yield
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Breeder classification: ••• = very good/very high | •• = good/high | = medium

Maize smut Fusarium Helminthosporium
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Breeder classification: ••• = very good/very high | •• = good/high | = medium

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