LUNDSGAARDER GEMENGE ÖKO

viterra® Cover crop blend

LUNDSGAARDER GEMENGE ÖKO

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... winter hard blend of grasses and legumes for fodder usage

Benefits:

  • Suitable as winter cover crop for green manure or feed production
  • Balanced combination of nitrogen-producers and nitrogen-users has a positive effect on plant growth and soil life
  • Italian ryegrass uses growth phases over winter
  • Winter vetch and Winter field pea are valuable protein components in feed
  • viterra® LUNDSGAARDER GEMENGE ÖKO increase in the agri-ecological value due to the large floweringcomponent

Blend details:

Weight %: 29 % Crimson clover
31 % Italian ryegrass
20 % Winter forage pea
20 % Winter vetch
Free of crucifers: yes
Free of legumes: no
Winter hardy: yes

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • Green manure
  • Biogas- and fodder production
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 6
Protection against erosion: 9
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 3
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 9
Drought tolerance: 6

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 50 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 4 cm
Sowing period Late August to mid-September or in spring as undersown crop for maize - depending on location!
Fertilization Not necessary at long-term organic fertilization
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences
Harvest As green forage with loader wagon, for silage use with loader wagon or with chopper after prewilting phase
Harvest date April to early May

18.04.2018 15:46:58 // 3.00

Downloads

Optimized pdf for print:
LUNDSGAARDER GEMENGE 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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