VERDI

Nematode resistant White mustard

VERDI

Nematode control on a new level

Benefits:

  • Tested in France and listed to resistance class H1 (highest reduction)
  • Very low tendency to flower allows early sowing without the risk of maturity
  • Fast initial development ensures good weed suppression and makes VERDI particularly compatible to late-sowing
  • The long vegetative growth contributes significantly to the sustainable control of Beet Cyst Nematodes
  • Because of safe freezing off particularly suitable for mulch sowing methods of the following crop
  • Both the green standing crop as well as the frozen mulch cover after winter protect the soil from wind and water erosion
  • Excellent for agricultural blends

Included in blends: SortenGreening® VERDI mit Lein


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: 2
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

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 8
Protection against erosion: 8
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 8
Humus formation: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 1
Drought tolerance: 8
Type of root Tuft root with strong main root
Rooting depth 120 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 20 - 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period August until middle of September - depending on location! Early sowing increases control success.
Fertilization 40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method Low requirements regarding sowing method: spreader or seed drilling

20.09.2018 09:57:00 // 4.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

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