Spring rape "Vizit"

The variety has been created by Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution, All-Russian Rapeseed Research Institute and North-Kuban Agricultural Experimental Station.

This variety has been created for the conditions of the Central regions of Russia and Western Siberia, it combines high productivity with high seed quality and resistance to Fusarium.

Since 2003 the variety has been included in the State Register of protected varieties (RF patent number 1705) and approved for production.

Variety pedigree: The variety has been obtained by hybridization of Global x Moneta varieties which was followed by individual- family selection in F2-F4.

Botanical characteristics. The plant height is average. It has no anthocyanin coloration . The hypocotyl anthocyanin coloration is weak. The leaves are green with no anthocyanin, the wax coat was average. The development of leaf segments is average and leaf margin serration is moderate. The petals are yellow. The anther spotting is visible. The flowering time is average. The pod length (without the beak) is average. The pod beak length is average. The seeds are round and black. 1000 seeds weight is 3.1-3.6 g.

Biological features. The variety is mid-ripening , its vegetation period is 75-84 days. It is resistant to lodging and seed shattering. It is highly adaptable to the agro-climatic conditions of the regions of Central Russia and Western Siberia.

The susceptibility to Peronosporales is below the average, the variety is slightly damaged by Alternaria and Fusarium. It can be heavily damaged by cruciferous flea beetles and averagely damaged by rape blossom beetle.

Competitiveness. Due to "Visit" spring rape high productivity and adaptability potential, due its high quality seeds , this cultivar is quite competitive in the in the Central, Middle Volga and Western Siberia regions where this variety has been added to the State Register.

Main advantages. High yielding with the high oil and oilseed meal quality, this variety is technologically suitable for mechanical harvesting and is recommended for cultivation for seed and fodder purposes.

When tested by FSBI ARIR the variety had the yield of 2.47 t / ha which significantly exceeded the standard index of Ratnik variety by 1.9 t / ha or 10.5%.

Variety type "00". The oil has practically no erucic acid , the content of glucosinolates in the seed is 0.80% (18 mol / g). The content of crude fat in variety seeds is 43,8-47,6% protein content is 21,4-23,8%.

The commercial value of the variety is in its high seed and feed efficiency, in its high oil and meal quality, its resistance to major diseases and its technology of cultivation and harvesting.