Agil - Red clover

The continental conqueror

  • Diploid red clover.
  • Good resistance to lodging.
  • High disease resistance.
  • Adapted to Continental and Nordic climates.
  • Officially listed in the Czech Republic.

    Agil is developed in the Czech Republic and therefore an excellent choice for grassland mixtures in Continental and more Nordic climates. It is a diploid, medium-early variety, registered in 2009. Spring growth rate and of regrowth rate after mowing are desirable, just as resistance to lodging. The variety has very good health traits. According to the Czech ÚKZÚZ institute for official testing, Agil is resistant to for instance clover rot. It shows very good persistence in in the third year of vegetation, which is a key trait for red clovers. Yield traits are illustrated in the graph below. Agil perfomed above average (=100) in the official trials.

    Red clover
    Red clover

    This herbage legume is often used in grass mixtures for a predominantly cutting regime. As a legume, its very much appreciated for its nitrogen fixing ability and therefore its nutritional value as a forage.