Getting the best out of Dodger
Dodger is a high output spring oilseed rape hybrid with vigorous growth for rapid establishment
Introduction to seeds
View all the facts and statistics for Dodger, and see how its performance compares to other varieties in the same class
|Gross output||106%||Very high|
|Seed yield||105%||Very high|
|Oil %||45.0%||Very High|
|Soil types||No differences known|
|Sowing date||Mid-March - mid-April|
|Sowing method||No differences known|
|Harvest method||Desiccation or swathing|
|Earliness of flowering||early||late|
|Earliness of maturity||early||late|
Ease of management
Dodger is a vigorous variety which combines a higher biomass characteristic than the original hybrids which helps yield production; it flowers early and benefits from medium maturity allowing the full development of its high oil content before a reasonably timed harvest.
Red = Low: 1–4 Orange = Medium: 5–6 Green = High 7–9
Higher scores reflect that the variety shows the characteristic to a higher degree. Data extracted from AHDB DL 2017/18.
Performance & income
Dodger delivers very high returns through a combination of high yield plus oil bonus.
Where to buy our seed
Below you will find where Dodger is available to purchase