Rye – ND Dylan


Yield: High
Straw Strength: Strong
Maturity: Medium-late
Height: Tall
Winter Hardness: Very Good

About ND Dylan

ND Dylan, was released in 2016 by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. The North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association has rights to production and distribution of seed. ND Dylan has high yield and very good winter hardiness. Data gathered over multiple years indicate a yield advantage over current commercial varieties. ND Dylan is a tall variety, has good straw strength and is medium-late in maturity. ND Dylan’s test weight is equal to Rymin and better than Dacold. Seed weight of ND Dylan is average, slightly higher than Dacold. Biomass data is limited, although data gathered indicates total dry matter yields of ND Dylan to be greater than Dacold and Rymin. Winter hardiness ratings and early season vigor scores demonstrate ND Dylan’s potential for use as a grain, cover or forage crop. ND Dylan is named to honor the memory of Dylan Zwinger, a young man who loved the land. To help ensure genetic purity, this variety is protected under Plant Variety Protection Title V and must be sold as a class of certified seed.

ND Dylan Strengths
• High yield
• Very good winter hardiness

Agronomic Performance of ND Dylan Across ND, 2006-2016.

Test Weight
100 KWT
Plant Height
Lodging Score*Jday of HeadingWinter Survival
Early Vigor**
ND Dylan68.453.827.949.42.8151.095.79.7

*Lodging score: 0-upright, 10-flat on ground.
**Early vigor score: 1-low vigor, 10-high vigor.

Data and information extracted from variety release documents.