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The late, diploid Perennial ryegrass MAIKO shows good yields and high rust resistance. At the same time, MAIKO is one of the few diploid varieties that is suitable for moorland due to its good persistence properties.

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE, NL

  • diploid variety with moor suitability
  • great rust resistance
  • well balanced yields over all cuts

Suitability

Ploidy diploid
Maturity late to very late
Peat-soil suitability
Ploidy diploid
Maturity late to very late
Peat-soil suitability

Yield characteristics

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

Plant stand development

Early growth development
4
low to 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
4
low to 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.