Profile

MILVUS produces impressing yields. Its yield in the second year of growing is remarkably high. MILVUS shows a good late autumn growth and resistances to anthracnose, mildew and stem rot. The variety belongs to the “Mattenklee” (“mat clover”), which means that the clover produces runners. Therefore, MILVUS can close gaps which is an advantage over other varieties.

National listing/Official recommendation:
AT, CH, DE, LU, UA, UK

General

Ploidy diploid
Ploidy diploid

Agronomic properties

Beginning of flowering
2
very early to early
Stem height - full development
4
short to medium
Early growth development
5
medium
Beginning of flowering
2
very early to early
Stem height - full development
4
short to medium
Early growth development
5
medium

Tends to

Winter hardiness
4
low to medium
Lodging
5
medium
Winter hardiness
4
low to medium
Lodging
5
medium

Yield characteristics

Dry matter yield total
5
medium
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
5
medium
Dry matter yield - further cuts
6
medium to high
DM yield total in 2nd year
6
medium to high
Persistence
7
high
Dry matter yield total
5
medium
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
5
medium
Dry matter yield - further cuts
6
medium to high
DM yield total in 2nd year
6
medium to high
Persistence
7
high

Quality

Crude protein content
4
low to medium
Crude protein content
4
low to medium

Vulnerabilities

Stem rot of clover
5
medium
Anthracnose
4
low to medium
Mildew
4
low to medium

Source: Bundessortenamt (Federal Plant Variety Office, Germany) 2020 | () = Breeder rating

Stem rot of clover
5
medium
Anthracnose
4
low to medium
Mildew
4
low to medium

Source: Bundessortenamt (Federal Plant Variety Office, Germany) 2020 | () = Breeder rating

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.