Alfalfa

The alfalfa varieties providing dry matter yields 11.0-12.5 t/ha, seed yields 0.4-0.6 t/ha were created. They help to accumulate 0.250-0.265 t/ha of the biological Nitrogen in the soil, which is equivalent to application of 0.7-0.8 t/ha of the ammonium nitrate.

©Anzghelika, ©Veselka, ©Zoryana, ©Luiza, ©Nadezghda, ©Vavilovka 2, ©Serafima, ©Sinska, ©Unitro, ©Khersonska 9

 

Anzhelika (Medicago varia Martyn)

The variety is characterized by high seed and fodder productivity.

The variety has good growth in the spring and after mowing.

The middle-ripening variety with long period of autumn vegetation. The plants are high.

The variety is winter resistant.

Yields data. Dry matter yields – 11.4-16.0 t/ha, seeds yields – 0.42-0.58 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 20-21.6%, carotene in the leaves – 115.6 mg/kg, in the stems – 11.45 mg/kg.

Vavilovka 2 (Medicago varia Martyn)

For hay and pasture use in the Steppe and Forest-Steppe Zones.

Fast growth un the spring and after mowing.

The period from the beginning of spring vegetation to the first mowing is 34-39 days, from the first to second mowing – 26-28 days, from the second to third and the next ones – 25-38 days. The period from renewal of spring vegetation to full ripeness of seeds is 137-139 days, after the first mowing the seeds ripe in 81-83 days.

Yields data. Dry matter yields – 13.5-14.3 t/ha, seeds yields – 0.30-0.46 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 23-24%, carotene – 75-80 mg/kg, saponin – 5 gem.ind.

 

Veselka (Medicago varia Martyn)

The high-plastic variety with high resistance to logging.

High Nitrogen fixation activity. The variety is able to accumulate near 0.24 t/ha of biological Nitrogen in soil.

The middle-ripening high variety.

The winter resistant variety.

The variety has well-developed rod root system.

Yields data. Dry matter – 11.3-17.0 t/ha, seeds – 0.23-0.80 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 20-21%, carotene content – 68-70 mg/kg.

 

Zoryana (Medicago sativa L.)

The high-plastic variety.

The variety is characterized with upper-intermediate  Nitrogen fixation ability and polyphilia.

The middle-ripening high variety.

The winter resistant variety.

The variety has good growth renewal in the spring and after mowing.

Yields data. Dry matter – 11.3-16.7 t/ha, seeds – 0.40-0.80 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 20-22%, carotene content in leaves – 114.3 mg/kg, in stems – 11.3 mg/kg.

 

Luisa (Medicago varia Martyn)

High Nitrogen fixation activity. The variety is able to accumulate near 0.26 t/ha of biological Nitrogen in soil.

The high-plastic variety with high resistance to infestation.

The middle-ripening high variety.

The winter resistant variety.

Yields data. Dry matter – 14-17 t/ha, seeds – 0.50-0.68 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 21%, carotene content in leaves – 118 mg/kg, in stems – 13.2 mg/kg.

 

Nadezhda (Medicago sativa L.)

The variety combines high green mass and seeds yields.

The variety has fast growth renewal in the spring and after mowing. It doesn’t log.

The middle-late-ripening high variety.

The winter resistant variety.

The variety is poorly infested one.

Yields data. Dry matter – 12.5-16.0 t/ha, seeds – 0.25-0.80 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 19.5-21.0%, carotene content – 65-70 mg/kg, saponin content – 3.5 gem.ind.

 

Seraphima (Medicago sativa L.)

The middle-ripening high variety.

The variety has good growth renewal in the spring and after mowing.

The variety is characterized with well-developed rod root system, high Nitrogen fixation activity, ability to accumulate up to 0.24 t/ha of biological Nitrogen in soil.

The winter resistant variety.

The high-plastic variety with moderate resistance to Fusarium oxysporum sp.

Yields data. Dry matter – 13.3-17.0 t/ha, seeds – 0.26-0.83 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 20-21%, carotene content – 65-71 mg/kg.

 

Sinska (Medicago varia Martyn)

The variety combines stabile seed productivity, high proteins content in fodder with low saponin content.

The middle-ripening, thin-stemmed, well-leafed variety.

The variety is poorly infested one.

Yields data. Dry matter – 12.3-15.0 t/ha, seeds – 0.25-0.80 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 20.0-21.5%, carotene content – 65-68 mg/kg, saponin content – 3 gem.ind.

 

Unitro (Medicago varia Martyn)

High Nitrogen fixation activity. The variety is able to accumulate near 0.24 t/ha of biological Nitrogen in soil.

The variety has a powerful well-developed rod root system with accented main root.

The middle-ripening high variety.

The winter resistant variety.

The variety has good growth renewal in the spring and after mowing.

Yields data. Dry matter – 14.5-16.3 t/ha, seeds – 0.25-0.85 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 20.5-22.0%, carotene content – 65-73 mg/kg.

 

Khersonska 9 (Medicago varia Martyn)

The variety is tolerant to short-termed logging in the rice crop rotations without any noticeable decrease in the herbage density.

The well-leafed (46.5-55.4%) high variety.

The variety is poorly infested one.

The winter resistant variety.

Yields data. Dry matter – 11.2-13.8 t/ha, seeds – 0.3-0.6 t/ha.

Fodder quality. Proteins content – 19.5-21.0%, carotene content – 66-78 mg/kg.