Profile

ASTONCONQUEROR is an intermediate heading diploid Perennial ryegrass. The variety is a high yielder with a dense sward and brings good grazinig yields, particularly early in the season. In Scotland it shows a high digestibility in the second cut and therefore very good grazing quality.

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE, IE, UK

  • convincing by high yields, esp. in the first cut
  • very suitable for grazing
  • good forage quality

Suitability

Ploidy diploid
Maturity inter
Ploidy diploid
Maturity inter

Yield characteristics

Dry matter yield total
(6)
(medium to high)
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
(7)
(high)
Dry matter yield - further cuts
(6)
(medium to high)
Dry matter yield total
(6)
(medium to high)
Dry matter yield - 1st cut
(7)
(high)
Dry matter yield - further cuts
(6)
(medium to high)

Plant stand development

Susceptibility to winter damage
(6)
(medium to strong)
Persistence
(4)
(low to medium)
Sward density
(6)
(medium to dense)
Susceptibility to winter damage
(6)
(medium to strong)
Persistence
(4)
(low to medium)
Sward density
(6)
(medium to dense)

Healthiness

Susceptibility to rust
(4)
(low to medium)

( ) = Breeder rating

Susceptibility to rust
(4)
(low to medium)

( ) = 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.