Clubroot resistance Swede


  • Yellow, green-headed Swede turnips, beet is smooth, round and even
  • It can be used as an cover crop, but also as feed- and foodbeet
  • High mass yield in combination with good nutrient content (high carotenoid content and nutritive salt content)
  • Resistant to Club root
  • Harvest with beet harvesters or leaf harvest with forage harvesters

Crop rotation suitability:

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


  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Green manure

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 5
Protection against erosion: 5
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 7
Humus formation: 3
Type of root Tap root

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate Cover crop 3,5 kg/ha, Main crop 5 kg/ha
Sowing period March to July
Fertilization 160-180 kg N/ha, 100-120 kg P2O5/ha, 160-180 kg K2O/ha
Harvest Harvest with beet harvesters or leaf harvest with forage harvesters

14.09.2018 08:58:01 // 11.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH


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