TRADEX

Saia oat / Bristle oat

TRADEX

Biomass supplier for biogas, fodder or soil

Benefits:

  • Particularly high yielding Saia oat
  • TRADEX is a good alternative to annual ryegrass - especially at late sowing dates
  • Good standability for easy harvest
  • Provides a high amount of organic matter as green manure for soil improvement
  • Intensive tuft roots improve soil structure
  • Massy and fast growth ensures rapid soil shading and good weed suppression
  • Good suitability for Oilseed rape crop rotations

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Initial mass formation: 5
Plant height: 4
Resistance to lodging: 6
Dry matter yield: 6
Crude protein content: 5

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Green manure
  • Biogas- and fodder production
  • As component suitable for greening blends

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 6
Humus formation: 5
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 7
Type of root Tuft root
Rooting depth 80 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate Erosion protection: 25 - 50 kg/ha, Biomass production: 50-125 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 4 cm
Sowing period July until September - depending on location!
Fertilization 30 - 60 kg N/ha for cover crop, 60 - 120 kg N/ha for main biomass production
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method Drill seed is recommended

20.09.2018 09:55:43 // 9.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

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