COSMOS

Nematode resistant Oil radish

COSMOS

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Late flowering and highest resistance level

Benefits:

  • Resistance level 1, > 90 % reduction of Beet Cyst Nematodes in official testings
  • A low tendency to flower enables an early sowing - any present soil thermal supports nematode reduction  
  • Effective weed suppression due to healthy and rich of foliage development 
  • Organic substances activates microorganisms of the soil and therefore supports soil fertility
  • Extensive and deep rooting enhances waterholding capacity as well as the air exchange of the soil
  • COSMOS is perfectly suitable for effective reduction of nematodes in close crop rotations with sugar beets
  • Low growth for fuel saving at flail mowing

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Initial mass formation: 5
Tendency to flower: 3
Resistance to lodging: 8
Resistance against Heterodera schachtii Resistance level 1

Crop rotation suitability:

+ suitable / ++ strongly recommended
Maize ++
Cereals ++
Oilseed rape +
Sugar beets ++
Potatoes +
Intensive crops +
Legumes ++

Usage:

  • Reduction of Beet Cyst Nematodes
  • Green manure
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Mulch sowing
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • As component suitable for greening blends
  • Biofumigation

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 9
Protection against erosion: 8
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 8
Humus formation: 8
Cold- and frost resistance: 5
Drought tolerance: 7
Type of root Tap root
Rooting depth 180 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 - 30 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 3 cm
Sowing period July to end of August - depending on location! Early sowing increases successfully the reduction.
Fertilization 40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required.
Sowing method In order to gain a fast and even development of the oil radish plants, drilling after careful soil preparation is recommended.

14.09.2018 08:55:59 // 18.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

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