MIKADO

White mustard

MIKADO

Quick growth and good suitability for late sowing

Benefits:

  • Quick shading leads to a good weed suppression by light-, water-, and nutrient deprivation
  • Very good suitability for mustard production
  • High late sowing compatibility due to vigorous growth of MIKADO
  • Formation of valuable organic substance, which strengthens the humus balance and the biological soil activity
  • Well structured mulch-cover offers excellent protection against erosion
  • Drought tolerant and assured freezing off

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: 6
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 no plant protection required
Sowing method Low requirements regarding sowing method: spreader or seed drilling

20.09.2018 09:37:30 // 12.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

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