XEREX

Saia oat / Bristle oat

XEREX

For feed or green manure

Benefits:

  • Bristle oat for green manuring or forage production
  • Late sowing compatible due to rapid initial development and early maturity
  • Excellent soil cover promotes the soil and allows efficient weed suppression
  • The tuft roots reduce nutrient shifts into deeper soil layers
  • Freeze safely - mulch layer serves as erosion protection after winter
  • Easy harvestability due to high stability of XEREX

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: 7
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 to 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 Drilling is recommended

04.10.2018 15:36:28 // 6.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

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