UNIVERSAL WINTER

viterra® Cover crop blend

UNIVERSAL WINTER

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... free of crucifers and wintergreen

Benefits:

  • As a wintergreen cover crop with the possibility of applying farm-produced fertilizer in spring
  • Free of crucifers and therefore also suitable for use in oilseed rape crop rotations
  • Various blend partners for a wide range of applications
  • Wintergreen ryegrass increases protection against erosion and stabilizes the soil for the subsequent crop
  • viterra® UNIVERSAL WINTER binds nitrogen remaining in the ground and protects the groundwater

Blend details:

Seeds %: 44 % Phacelia ANGELIA
10 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
46 % Italian ryegrass
Free of crucifers: yes
Free of legumes: yes
Winter hardy: yes

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • Suitable for ecological focuse areas
  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Protection against erosion

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 6
Protection against erosion: 9
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 8
Humus formation: 8
Cold- and frost resistance: 9
Drought tolerance: 6

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 45 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 3 cm
Sowing period Early July to mid-September - 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

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Optimized pdf for print:
UNIVERSAL WINTER.pdf


viterra Bestellbogen 2018-2


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