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DAKTARI has been fast tracked to the UK market due to its exceptional autumn vigour. DAKTARI has performed well across Europe and the whole of the UK in a variety of conditions, proving it is a very robust variety. Its parents having been particularly adapted to the UK climate and growing conditions. DAKTARI is currently the highest yielding variety in Germany with a very high yield. It is expected to take a significant market share this autumn.

DAKTARI is our breeders pick for growing in all conditions, features of particular note are its outstanding autumn vigour, Turnip Yellow Virus (TuYV) resistance and pod flexibility ensuring high threshing potential. DAKTARI adds to DSV’s current portfolio of reliable, simple to grow, high output oilseed rape varieties especially developed for the current economic and environmental climate.

DAKTARI also has high resistance to light leaf spot with a score of 6 making it an agronomist-friendly variety well suited to integrated crop management systems. Rapid development of new leaves is one this variety’s key attributes. DAKTARI has strong spring vigour and grows away quickly as the days start to get longer.

In addition to stand-out disease resistance characteristics, DAKTARI holds its own in Gross Output comparisons with a score of 111%, a Seed Yield of 110% and excellent Oil Content of 46.8%. It has a medium score for flowering and maturity.

  • Currently the highest yielding variety in Germany
  • Strong spring vigour with rapid leaf development
  • Strong agronomic package including high resistance to light leaf spot

Yield information

Gross Output – United Kingdom (%) 111
Seed yield - United Kingdom (%) 110
Oil content (%) 46.8
Gross Output – United Kingdom (%) 111
Seed yield - United Kingdom (%) 110
Oil content (%) 46.8

Assessments

Autumn vigour
+ + +
Spring vigour
+ + +
Winter hardness
+ + +
Autumn vigour
+ + +
Spring vigour
+ + +
Winter hardness
+ + +

Agronomics Features

Resistance to lodging
9
very strong
Stem Stiffness
9
very strong
Beginning of flowering
6
medium to late
Maturity
6
medium to late
Resistance to light leaf spot
6
medium to high
Resistance to stem canker
6
medium to high

TuYV = R | Data Source: DSV Internal UK Trials

Resistance to lodging
9
very strong
Stem Stiffness
9
very strong
Beginning of flowering
6
medium to late
Maturity
6
medium to late
Resistance to light leaf spot
6
medium to high
Resistance to stem canker
6
medium to high

TuYV = R | Data Source: DSV Internal UK Trials

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. DSV United Kingdom Ltd. excludes adhesion for damage or claims for damages, resulting of the use for the variety specified in this description.