Deutsche Saatveredelung AG (DSV)
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Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum)

Excellent yield, Rust resistant, good for biogas

Maturity Groupintermediate

FABIO is a tetraploid Italian ryegrass with excellent yields – the total dry matter yield and especially the yield in further cuts. Furthermore, the variety is healthy with a medium susceptibility to Rust. Due to the excellent results FABIO is recommended for ley farming. In Germany the variety is also used for biogas cultivation.


Yield+ + + +
Rust Resistance+ + +
Persistence+ + +

Official German variety list 2013 (Beschreibende Sortenliste 2013)

Ear emergence4 (early to intermediate)
Dry matter production at the beginning6 (intermediate to strong)
Tendency for winter damage5 (intermediate)
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 rust5 (intermediate)
Susceptibility for bacterial wilt4 (low to intermediate)
Susceptibility for mildew4 (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.