Profile

FABIO is an internationally proven tetraploid Italian ryegrass with good yield performance espcially in the first cut and thus suited for winter cover crop growing.

National listing/Official recommendation:
CA, DE, FI, IE, LU, NL, NO, PL, RU, UK

  • internationally proven variety
  • good yielding properties
  • broadly recommended variety

Suitability

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

Yield characteristics

Dry matter yield total
5
medium
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
6
medium to high
Dry matter yield - further cuts
5
medium
Dry matter yield total
5
medium
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
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to bacterial wilt
4
low to medium
Susceptibility to mildew
4
low to medium

Federal Office of Plant Varieties, Germany 2020

Susceptibility to rust
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to bacterial wilt
4
low to medium
Susceptibility to mildew
4
low to medium

Federal Office of Plant Varieties, Germany 2020