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