MURIELLO is an intermediate, diploid Italian ryegrass with a good early spring growth. The variety achieves high total annual yields and a relatively good first cut yield. The good yields are complemented by an average aftermath digestibility, ground cover and average resistance to diseases.


Ploidy diploid
Mature inter
Ploidy diploid
Mature inter
Total Annual Yields
1st harvest year (% of 18.53 t DM/ha)99
2nd harvest year (% of 14.47 t DM/ha)100
Total yield: mean (% of 16.53 t DM/ha)100
Year of sowing (% of 2.08 t DM/ha) 100
1st and 2nd cut ME yield, first harvest year (% of 121 000 MJ/ha) 97
Seasonal Growth (1st harvest year)
Early spring growth (% of 1.69 t DM/ha)102
Conservation management
1st conservation cut (% of 6.60 t DM/ha)94
1st conservation cut D-Value 72.1
2nd conservation cut (% of 4.20 t DM/ha)101
2nd conservation cut D-Value65.5
Monthly cuts ( % of 6.07 t DM/ha) 104
Agronomic characters
Ground cover% (1st harvest year)58
Ground cover% (2nd harvest year)55
Autumn ground cover (1-9, 1=poor 9=good)4.0
Winter hardiness (1-9, 1=poor 9=good) 7.2
Disease resistance
Ryegrass mosaic virus (1-9, 1=poor 9=good)3.3
Mildew (1-9, 1=poor 9=good)6.7
Brown Rust (1-9, 1=poor 9=good)5.7
Crown Rust (1-9, 1=poor 9=good)6.4

Source: AHDB Italian Ryegrass Diploid Varieties Recommended List 2021/2022

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