Getting the best out of Dodger
Dodger is a high output spring oilseed rape hybrid with vigorous growth for rapid establishment
|Gross output||102%||Very high|
|Seed yield||101%||Very high|
|Oil %||45.2%||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 combines a higher biomass characteristic than the earliest types 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. First listed in 2014, Dodger has shown consistent performance in official trials and on-farm.
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 2018/19.
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