Profile

KAIMAN is a diploid and late perennial ryegrass variety. The variete KAIMAN combines the properties of above-average DM yields, good rust resistance and forage quality. The breeding background of this variety ensures good forage quality due to the extremely low inflorescence formation in the offspring. KAIMAN is one of the few varieties to be awarded with the DSV Milk Index forage quality seal.

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE, NL

  • above average sugar content and therefore Milk Index variety
  • high yields, especially in the first cut
  • great enduance and rust resistence

Suitability

Ploidy diploid
Maturity late
Ploidy diploid
Maturity late

Yield characteristics

Dry matter yield total
6
medium to high
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
7
high
Dry matter yield - further cuts
5
medium
Dry matter yield total
6
medium to high
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
7
high
Dry matter yield - further cuts
5
medium

Plant stand development

Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
6
medium to dense
Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
6
medium to dense

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
4
low to medium
Susceptibility to rust
4
low to medium

Quality

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
3
low

Source: Bundessortenamt (Federal Plant Variety Office, Germany) 2020

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
3
low

Source: Bundessortenamt (Federal Plant Variety Office, Germany) 2020

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.