All media

ILVO press release - Monday, January 22, 2018

ILVO Variety List for Maize, 2018

The ILVO variety list is now fully digitized and available at https://www.ilvo.vlaanderen.be/rassenlijst/. Per crop, the website gives the most relevant crop information, the variety list and the list of growers and distributors. For 2018, 10 new silage maize varieties and 5 new grain maize varieties were added.

Silage maize

In the 2018 ILVO variety list, 10 new varieties of silage maize were added. Newcomers after 3 years of research are Maxilio, Kaprilias, KWS Eminent, LG31233, LG31235, and LG31255. Newcomers after 2 years of research are KWS Colonnada, LG31213, LG31237, and SY Energetic. See table below for more information.

Variety Grower Distributor
Kaprilias
KWS - Einbeck (D)
Aveve Zaden - Landen
KWS Colonnada
KWS - Einbeck (D)
KWS Benelux BV - Sinaai
KWS Eminent
KWS - Einbeck (D)
KWS Benelux BV - Sinaai
LG31213
Limagrain Europe (F)
Aveve Zaden - Landen
LG31233
Limagrain Europe (F)
Limagrain Belgium NV - Avelgem Kerkhove
LG31235
Limagrain Europe (F)
Aveve Zaden - Landen
LG31237
Limagrain Europe (F)
Limagrain Belgium NV - Avelgem Kerkhove
LG31255
Limagrain Europe (F)
Limagrain Belgium NV - Avelgem Kerkhove
Maxilio
KWS - Einbeck (D)
KWS Benelux BV - Sinaai
SY Energetic
Syngenta Seeds AG (CH)
Syngenta Seeds NV - Gent/Zwijnaarde

Grain maize

For grain maize, 5 new varieties have been added after 2 years of research: KWS Stabil, KWS Magnet, KWS Vitellio, Amanova and KWS Corazon (table, below).

Variety Grower Distributor
Amanova
KWS - Einbeck (D)
KWS Benelux BV - Sinaai
KWS Corazon
KWS - Einbeck (D)
KWS Benelux BV - Sinaai
KWS Magnet
KWS - Einbeck (D)
KWS Benelux BV - Sinaai
KWS Stabil
KWS - Einbeck (D)
KWS Benelux BV - Sinaai
KWS Vitellio
KWS - Einbeck (D)
KWS Benelux BV - Sinaai

Contact

Greet Riebbels, ILVO Communication, greet.riebbels@ilvo.vlaanderen.be, Tel 0486 26 00 14
Joke Pannecoucque, ILVO researcher for variety lists, joke.pannecoucque@ilvo.vlaanderen.be, Tel 09 272 26 87