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This diploid Hybrid ryegrass is one of the highest yielding grasses in the first and second harvest year. An excellent early spring growth and a good resistance to Rhynchosporium are other remarkable characteristics of PIROL. In the 2020/21 recommendation of England & Wales, PIROL convinces with an outstanding early youth development of rel. 112 (% of 1.63t DM/ha).

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE, IE, LU, UK

  • magnificent yield performance
  • excellent youth development
  • type Italian ryegrass

Suitability

Ploidy diploid
Maturity early to inter
Ploidy diploid
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
6
medium to strong
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
5
medium
Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
6
medium to strong
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
5
medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
5
medium

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

Susceptibility to rust
5
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.