54V09 is a high yielding 4 dormant* variety with exceptional field appearance and superior relative feed quality. 54V09 combines excellent winter-hardiness with a superb disease resistance package that includes high resistance to Phytophthora Root Rot, Verticillium Wilt, Bacterial Wilt and Stem Nematode. Suitable for grazing, silage or hay.
1 = Poor, 9 = Excellent - Based on Pioneer research
comparisons with other Pioneer® brand lucerne
Disease resistance profiles
HR = Highly resistant (more than 50% resistant plants)
Ratings based on both Pioneer Agronomists and Research Scientists field observations.
*Dormancy: Higher dormancy ratings indicate greater autumn growth.
|Relative forage quality||7|
|Phytophthora Root Rot||HR|
|Spotted Alfalfa Aphid||R|