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BALANCE is a diploid Italian ryegrass with intermediate heading. The variety achieved good yield results in official testing. This is valid especially in the following cuts. BALANCE is within the meaning of the word a balanced variety without weaknesses. Not only for yield, also for other important characteristics like disease resistance.

National listing/Official recommendation:
BY, DE, LU

  • balanced variety without weaknesses
  • very good rust resistance
  • great yield performance
  • convincing esp. in further cuts

Suitability

Ploidy diploid
Maturity inter
Ploidy diploid
Maturity inter

Yield characteristics

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

Plant stand development

Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
5
medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
4
low to medium
Susceptibility to bacterial wilt
4
low to medium
Susceptibility to fusarium
5
medium
Susceptibility to mildew
4
low to medium

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

Susceptibility to rust
4
low to medium
Susceptibility to bacterial wilt
4
low to medium
Susceptibility to fusarium
5
medium
Susceptibility to mildew
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.