GEROS

GEROS
GEROS

Linear breed of spring rape, with big adaptation possibilities, provided stable harvest in non-stable climatic zones

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Description

Linear breed of spring rape, with big adaptation possibilities, provided stable harvest in non-stable climatic zones. Geros, rightly, is considered as the most cultivated breed in Europe.

  • 00-breed of spring rape
  • Breed with high resistance to lodging
  • Quick and strong spring growth promotes good inhibition of weeds
  • High yield potential is ensured with big number of pods on plant
  • Suitability for cultivation by minimum and zero technology
  • High ecologic plasticity

Geros is zoned in the North Kazakhstan, Kostanay and Almaty regions. 

Yield value

Very high (25-28 centner/ha, results in the North Kazakhstan region, 2011-2016). Maximum yield value - 44,2 centner/ha on fields of area 0,01 - reached at conditions of demonstration trial (Akmola region) in 2016.

Early blossoming Medium
Blossoming duration Long-drawn
Plant height Medium-high (75-100 cm)
Ripening type Mid-season (vegetation period - 95-115 days)
Resistance to lodging High
Resistance to diseases From medium to high
Weight of 1000 seeds High (3,8 -4,7 g)
Oil content Very high (47-49%)
Glucosinolates content Low (<18µmol/g)
Erucic acid content Absent
Cultivation technology
Sowing time (optimal) May 12-22
Seeding rate (optimal) 5-6 kg/ha (1-1,5 mln of seeds sprouts)
Depth of seeding On heavy soils - 2-3 cm
On light soils - 3-4 cm
Harvesting method (recommended) Separate
· mowing: When browning of 30-40% seeds in lower pods
· collecting: At seeds humidity - 10-14%
Seeds storage At humidity 8-8,5%