UNIVERSAL

viterra® Cover crop blend

UNIVERSAL

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... free of crucifers and early growing

Benefits:

  • Being free of crucifers, viterra® UNIVERSAL can also be used in oilseed rape crop rotations
  • Universally usable due to drought stress tolerance components
  • Quick shadowing preserves tilth and suppresses weed
  • Binds remaining nitrogen in the ground and other nutrients in zones close to the roots
  • viterra® UNIVERSAL increases biodiversity and interrupts diseases’ life cycles
  • Phacelia and clover blossom attracts many insects
  • viterra® UNIVERSAL is especially recommended for oilseed rape crop rotations

Blend details:

Seeds %: 29 % Berseem clover
46 % Phacelia ANGELIA
25 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
Free of crucifers: yes
Free of legumes: no
Winter hardy: no

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
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Mulch sowing

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 7
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 4
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 3
Drought tolerance: 8
Type of root Tuft root
Rooting depth 80 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 3 cm
Sowing period Early July to early 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

18.04.2018 10:26:35 // 9.00

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viterra Bestellbogen 2018-2


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