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    Farming & Crop Protection German perennial ryegrass

    German perennial ryegrass [Lolium perenne]

    Perennial plant mainly spreading via seeds, very good forage grass because of the high yields and high feed quality. Preferably occurs on nitrogen-rich, fresh soils.

    Pest Profile

    • About the pest


      The dark-green glossy leaves are rough on the upper side and smooth on the underside with a keel in the center. Ligules are short, transparent and barely visible, auricles weakly developed or stunted. The smooth, hair-free leaf blades can get up to 70 cm high. Open, longitudinal ears. The ears are without awns point lengthwise to the stalk. Approx. 150 seeds are formed per plant.

      Symptoms & Diagnosis


      In all field crops usually following grass in the rotation.