DACAPO

Nematode resistant Oil radish

DACAPO

For active biological nematode control

Benefits:

  • DACAPO promotes the hatching of the nematodes and actively reduces the harmful population, resistance level 2
  • The fast initial development and the dense leaves provide effective weed suppression and excellent tilth
  • High flexibility regarding sowing time due to combination of quick inital development and delayed flowering
  • DACAPO stores nitrogen during winter and provides it for the following crop in spring
  • Massy habitus forms high amount of organic matter, liquid organic manure and fermantation remains are used effectively
  • Widely branched, deep reaching root system improves the water- and air balance of the soil

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Initial mass formation: 6
Tendency to flower: 4
Resistance to lodging: 7
Resistance against Heterodera schachtii Resistance level 2

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 for successful nematode control.
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 08:56:45 // 15.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

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