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

All specified informations, recommendations and representations mentioned here are made to the best of our knowledge and belief, but without guarantee of completeness or accuracy. We cannot guarantee that the properties described are repeatable. All information is provided as an aid to decision-making. Deutsche Saatveredelung AG excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description. Mixture compositions may change if individual varieties are not available. As of 01/2021. Subject to change without notice.