JUMBO 00

Summer forage rape

JUMBO 00

Practice-tested green fertilizer and forage plant

Benefits:

  • Fast growing 00-spring forage rape - free of erucic acid and glucosinolates
  • Equally suitable for green manure and fodder
  • Rapid soil coverage for a good shade tilth and weed suppression
  • Cost-effective, nutritious fodder (fresh or silage)
  • Grazing is also possible, but with higher pasture remains than winter forage rape
  • JUMBO 00 has low requirements regarding the soil texture - also suitable for lower soils

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Dry matter yield: 6
Initial mass formation: 6
Tendency to flower: 1
Presence of erucic acid: no
Presence of glucosinolates: no

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

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

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 9
Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 8
Humus formation: 5
Cold- and frost resistance: 3
Drought tolerance: 5
Type of root Tap root
Rooting depth 100 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate Feed production 8 - 10 kg/ha, Green manure 15 - 20 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period July to September , preferably after winter cereals
Fertilization 60-100 kg N / ha; Liquid green manure is efficiently utilized by the rapid growth up to 10 - 15 cm plant height
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method Drill seed or spreader

20.09.2018 09:30:24 // 9.00

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