ASCOT

White mustard

ASCOT

Excellent initial development, extremely late sowing compatible

Benefits:

  • Late sowing toleratesdue to rapid initial development
  • ASCOT is insensitive to dryness
  • Very leafy growth promotes an effective weed suppression
  • ASCOT forms very much green matter above ground for a high entry of valuable organic matter
  • Intense, deep root system reduces nutrient displacement and nitrate leaching and improves the soil structure
  • ASCOT freezes-off during winter and is therefore suitable for mulch sowing in maize crop rotations

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Initial mass formation: 7
Tendency to flower: 5
Resistance to lodging: 6

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • 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: 7
Protection against erosion: 7
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 7
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 15 - 20 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period August until September - depending on location!
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

13.10.2017 08:44:42 // 1.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

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