DEPOT ÖKO

viterra® Cover crop blend

DEPOT ÖKO

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... the nutrients store

Benefits:

  • Vigorously growing plants take up nutrients, store them over winter and provide them to the following crop
  • Efficient weed suppression through fast initial development
  • Excellent rooting of the soil by plants with deep and shallow root systems, stabilizes the soil structure and improves soil infiltration
  • viterra® DEPOT ÖKO is especially suitable for crop rotation with legumes as main crop

Blend details:

Weight %: 10 % White mustard
30 % Oil radish SILETINA
10 % Phacelia ANGELIA
46 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
4 % Sunflower
Free of crucifers: no
Free of legumes: yes
Winter hardy: no

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

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

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 8
Protection against erosion: 7
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 8
Humus formation: 8
Cold- and frost resistance: 5
Drought tolerance: 6
Type of root Tuft root + Tap root
Rooting depth 180 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period End of July to the end of August - depending on location!
Fertilization An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences

23.03.2018 08:55:40 // 3.00

Downloads

Optimized pdf for print:
DEPOT OeKO.pdf


viterra Bestellbogen 2018-2


viterra_Prospekt_2018


viterra_Flyer-Öko-2018.pdf


Cover Cropping: A guide to varieties, blends and their benefits
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main_catalogue_cover_cropping_2018.pdf

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