Candidate for 2021 - Limited Seed Available

ABILITY has just completed its second year in Pre Descriptive List trials for both Forage and Anaerobic Digestion

ABILITY combines an early maturity with outstanding yields of dry matter, energy and starch

The challenging weather conditions in recent seasons have highlighted the importance of good early vigour, especially at less favourable sites, ABILITY scores 7.9 for this important character

  • Very high DM yields
  • Early maturity
  • Excellent early vigour

DM Yield 18.4 to 18.8 t DM/Ha

Starch Yield 5.7 to 5.9 t/Ha

ME Yield 216,000 to 222,000 MJ/Ha


Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced

Maturity (9 = Earliest)
Cell Wall Digestibility
Early Vigour

Favourable Sites

BSPB/NIAB Trials 2017 to 2018

Less Favourable Sites

BSPB/NIAB Trials 2017 to 2018