Invitation

Swede

  • Late maturing yellow fleshed swede
  • High bulb and leaf yield
  • Produces excellent total DM yields
  • Good dry rot tolerance and strong resistance to powdery mildew

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Invitation is a late maturing yellow fleshed swede, with high bulb and leaf yield. Invitation produces excellent total DM yields with good dry rot tolerance and strong resistance to powdery mildew. Invitation produces high leaf yields (around 30% of total yield). Invitation has shown high bulb keeping and leaf retention ability in trials, helping maintain its feed quality and quantity through to the end of winter.

 

Key features

  • Late maturing yellow fleshed swede
  • High bulb and leaf yield
  • Good dry rot tolerance and strong resistance to powdery mildew

 

Key benefits

  • Produces excellent total DM yield

 

High yield & disease tolerance

Invitation produces excellent total DM yields with good dry rot tolerance and strong resistance to powdery mildew. Invitation is not recommended as a second crop.

 

Good leaf yield

Invitation produces high leaf yields (around 30% of total yield), which is helpful when introducing swedes into an animal’s diet, particularly for younger stock.

 

Bulb and leaf keeping ability

Invitation has shown high bulb keeping and leaf retention ability in trials, helping maintain its feed quality and quantity through to the end of winter.

 

Feed value

Invitation, like all swedes we have tested, has a high feed value, i.e. ME over 12.5 MJ/kg DM.

 

Recommended sowing guidelines

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer: The information presented in this brochure is from official and other sources and is considered to be reliable. It is provided in good faith and every care has been taken to ensure its accuracy. Barenbrug does not accept any responsibility for the consequences that may arise from the acceptance of recommendations or the suggestions made.

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High yielding, high quality annual crops that are established during the warmer months to fill a summer, autumn or winter feed gap. Within the brassica options there are good forage solutions as well as great versatility. Seek specific advice for your situation. 

High yielding, high quality annual crops that are established during the warmer months to fill a summer, autumn or winter feed gap. Within the brassica options there are good forage solutions as well as great versatility. Seek specific advice for your situation. 

High yielding, high quality annual crops that are established during the warmer months to fill a summer, autumn or winter feed gap. Within the brassica options there are good forage solutions as well as great versatility. Seek specific advice for your situation.