Profile

The diploid and intermediate Perennial ryegrass ARSENAL shows a very good combination of high yields, very good sward density and excellent winter hardiness. Therefore a healthy and palatable forage grass is easily produced.

National listing/Official recommendation:
BY, DE, KZ, LU, NL, RU, UA, UK

  • very good sward density
  • good dry matter yields
  • adapted to continental climate

Suitability

Ploidy diploid
Maturity inter
Ploidy diploid
Maturity inter

Yield characteristics

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

Plant stand development

Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
6
medium to strong
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
6
medium to dense
Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
6
medium to strong
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
6
medium to dense

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
5
medium
Susceptibility to rust
5
medium

Quality

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
4
low to medium

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

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
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.