Profile

LIDELTA is a tetraploid Perennial ryegrass of an early to intermediate maturity with high yields in total dry matter and dry matter first cut. This variety connects the high yields with good ratings in persistence and winter hardiness. Due to its high endurance, the yield potential of the variety can be exploited over a long period of time.

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE

  • outstandig dry matter yields
  • great endurance for durable yield portential
  • winterhardy

Suitability

Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity early to inter
Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity early to inter

Yield characteristics

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

Plant stand development

Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
6
medium to strong
Persistence
7
high
Sward density
5
medium
Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
6
medium to strong
Persistence
7
high
Sward density
5
medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to rust
6
medium to strong

Quality

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
4
low to medium

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

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
4
low to medium

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.