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DORIKE is a tetraploid Italian ryegrass convincing by very good yield performance and the outstanding health. In Germany the variety achieved fantastic marks in resistance towards rust and bacteria wilt. Winter hardiness and great standing ability are additional important characteristics. In summary DORIKE is one of the top varieties in the Italian ryegrass segment.

National listing/Official recommendation:
AR, BY, DE, RU, UK

  • high-yielding variety
  • outstanding resistances, esp. towards rust
  • very good winter hardiness and standing ability

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

Plant stand development

Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
4
low to medium
Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
4
low to medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
2
very low to low
Susceptibility to bacterial wilt
4
low to medium

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

Susceptibility to rust
2
very low to low
Susceptibility to bacterial wilt
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.