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FEDORO is a crossing of Festuca pratense and Lolium multiflorum. It is very healthy and late variety. Due to the late ear emergence, a high forage quality can be guaranteed even for later cuts. Good yield performance is another important argument for this variety.

National listing/Official recommendation:
BY, DE, NO, RU, UA, UK

  • cross of of Festuca pratense and Lolium multiflorum
  • high dry matter yield
  • great winter hardiness and rust resistance

Suitability

Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity late
Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity late

Yield characteristics

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

Plant stand development

Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Sward density
4
loose to medium
Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Sward density
4
loose to medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
4
low to medium

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

Susceptibility to rust
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.