Pioneer Brand Lucerne 55q27

NEW Pioneer® Brand 55Q27 Lucerne


55Q27 is a new 5 dormant* variety with exceptional forage yield potential and quality. 55Q27 lucerne combines very good winter-hardiness with an excellent disease resistance package including high resistance to Phytophthora Root Rot, Verticillium Wilt, Bacterial Wilt, Fusarium Wilt and Stem Nematode. Suitable for grazing, silage or hay.


Disease Ratings

Forage yield 9 Key


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)
R = Resistant (31% to 50% resistant plants)
MR = Moderately resistant (16% to 30% resistant plants)
LR = Low resistant (6% to 15% resistant plants)
S = Susceptible (up to 5% resistant plants)



Ratings based on both Pioneer Agronomists and Research Scientists field observations.


 *Dormancy: Higher dormancy ratings indicate greater autumn growth.

Field appearance 9
Relative forage quality 8             
Phytophthora Root Rot HR
Verticillium Wilt HR
Bacterial Wilt HR
Fusarium Wilt HR
Stem Nematode HR
Spotted Alfalfa Aphid  R
Pea Aphid R