Profile

LIVIOLETTA is one of the top field pea varieties for green manuring and forage. It shows good standing ability and produces a high protein content and high dry matter yields. A low thousand grain weight reduces sowing costs. This variety is excellent for intercropping.

  • Flower: red-violet
  • Very good value as a forecrop
  • Nitrogen-fixing
  • Dense penetration of top soil
  • Good weed supressant due to rapid juvenile growth
  • Good pod shatter resistance

General

Green fertilizer
Cutting
Grazing
Summer intercrop
Green fertilizer
Cutting
Grazing
Summer intercrop

Agronomic properties

Leaflets
(9)
(available)
Grain colour
(3)
(olive green)
Beginning of flowering
(5)
(inter)
Leaflets
(9)
(available)
Grain colour
(3)
(olive green)
Beginning of flowering
(5)
(inter)

Tends to

Lodging
(4)
(low to medium)
Lodging
(4)
(low to medium)

Yield characteristics

Thousand grain mass
(3)
(low)

() = Breeder rating

Thousand grain mass
(3)
(low)

() = Breeder rating

Special characteristics

For all soils; very undemanding; very good, deep rooting; provides protein-rich forage

Sowing

140-160 kg/ha

Usage

Pasture, cutting, green fertilising