Profile

The tetraploid intermediate Perennial ryegrass BOTOND impresses with a very high yield in the further cuts and in total (BSA grades 7) combined with suberb persistence and winter hardiness. In addition it has a low susceptibility to rust, sothat BOTOND is the perfect choice for healthy and high yielding forage growing.

National listing/Official recommendation:
DE, NL

  • persistent top yielder
  • very high total yield
  • good winter hardiness

Suitability

Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity inter
Ploidy tetraploid
Maturity inter

Yield characteristics

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

Plant stand development

Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Persistence
7
high
Sward density
5
medium
Early growth development
6
medium to strong
Susceptibility to winter damage
4
low to medium
Tendency to lodging
5
medium
Persistence
7
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
4
low to medium

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

Inflorescence formation in aftermath
4
low to medium

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