Profile

BALTAS is a diploid, early meadow fescue variety. It is a very promising meadow fescue with top marks, from the german Federal Plant Variety Office in the characteristics: suspectibility for winter damage, sward density and dry matter yield first cut. In summary BALTAS is a stable and high-yielding variety​.​​​​​

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE

  • produces great sward density
  • high dry matter yields
  • excellent in the first cut

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
7
high
Dry matter yield - further cuts
5
medium
Dry matter yield total
6
medium to high
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
7
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
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
7
dense
Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
7
dense

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.