Profile

CHEVALIER is a late, tetraploid Perennial ryegrass variety with a very good yield potential especially in the first cut. In addition, CHEVALIER has peat soil suitability, low susceptibility to rust and low inflorescence formation in the offspring.

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE

  • great yield potential
  • balanced and healthy variety
  • peat soil suitability

Suitability

Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity late
Peat-soil suitability
Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity late
Peat-soil suitability

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
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
6
medium to strong
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
5
medium
Early growth development
5
medium
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
6
medium to strong
Persistence
6
medium to high
Sward density
5
medium

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
4
low to medium
Susceptibility to rust
4
low to medium

Quality

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
3
low

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

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
3
low

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.