Invitation

Swede

  • Late maturing yellow fleshed swede
  • High bulb and leaf yield
  • Produces excellent total DM yields
  • Good dry rot tolerance and strong resistance to powdery mildew

    Invitation is a late maturing yellow fleshed swede, with high bulb and leaf yield. Invitation produces excellent total DM yields with good dry rot tolerance and strong resistance to powdery mildew. Invitation produces high leaf yields (around 30% of total yield). Invitation has shown high bulb keeping and leaf retention ability in trials, helping maintain its feed quality and quantity through to the end of winter.

     

    High yield & disease tolerance:

    Invitation produces excellent total DM yields with good dry rot tolerance and strong resistance to powdery mildew. Invitation is not recommended as a second crop.

     

    Good leaf yield:

    Invitation produces high leaf yields (around 30% of total yield), which is helpful when introducing swedes into an animal’s diet, particularly for younger stock.

     

    Bulb and leaf keeping ability:

    Invitation has shown high bulb keeping and leaf retention ability in trials, helping maintain its feed quality and quantity through to the end of winter.

     

    Feed value:

    Invitation, like all swedes we have tested, has a high feed value, i.e. ME over 12.5 MJ/kg DM.

     

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    Herbs & Brassicas

    High yielding, high quality annual crops that are established during the warmer months to fill a summer, autumn or winter feed gap. Within the brassica options there are good forage solutions as well as great versatility. Seek specific advice for your situation.