WICKROGGEN TURBO

viterra® Cover crop blend

WICKROGGEN TURBO

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... raising the WCS yield with Hybrid rye

Benefits:

  • Winter hardy biomass legume blend
  • The particularly early WCS hybrid rye PHÖNIX is stress tolerant, healthy and has a flexible harvest time
  • The yield-rich population rye INSPECTOR contributes to the pollination reliability
  • viterra® WICKROGGEN TURBO stands for a high-yield WCS use with high protein and energy content
  • Savings in mineral N-fertiliser thanks to the winter-hardy vetch improves the carbon footprint
  • Winter vetch provides nectar and pollen for insects and increases the biodiversity
  • Protection against soil erosion and nutrient leaching over winter

Blend details:

Weight %: 72 % Hybrid rye PHÖNIX
18 % Winter rye INSPECTOR
10 % 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: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 9
Drought tolerance: 6

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 100 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 4 cm
Sowing period Mid-September to mid-October - depending on location!
Fertilization An early fertilization to promote the initial development
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences
Harvest From standing crop; side knives are recommended
Harvest date Yellow ripeness in mid-June

21.02.2018 14:13:04 // 5.00

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