Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Early dual-purpose maize

DAVOS is a dual-purpose maize variety that is newly registered in Germany in 2016. The variety is early in grain yield and has a very good economy due to the high and early yields. As a forage maize it reaches high starch yields with a flint/dent corn. Furthermore, it has a very good standing ability.

Silage maize maturityGrain maturitySilage maizeGrain maizeEnergy
Variety typeHybrid form/Grain type
medium tall plant with a visible dent inputsingle-cross hybrid
Cultivation and agronomic characteristics
Drilling dateSeeding rate silage (plants/m²)Seeding rate grain (plants/m²)LocationLodging resistance
early - late9-118-10all siteshigh

Yield structure/Quality
Dry matter yield Energy yield Starch yield Starch-% Digestibility 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