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Winter rye

SU VECTOR

high-yield and stable green rye

Benefits:

  • early and high dry matter yield
  • excellent stability
  • high elasticity enables improved erection and regeneration after load (e.g., snowfall)
  • fast and uncomplicated mowing
  • high feed quality

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

Dry matter yield: 5
Dry matter content: 5
Mass formation after beginning of vegetation: 5
Resistance to lodging: 7
Plant height: 4

bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • Biogas- and fodder production
  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 8
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 7
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 9
Drought tolerance: 5
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root
Rooting depth 80 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate Cover crop: 200 grains/m²; Feed use: early 250 grains/m², normal 320 grains/m², late 400 grains/m²
Sowing depth 2-4 cm
Sowing period Early September until late October - depending on location!
Fertilization 40 - 100 kg N/ha
Crop protection No need for herbicide and fungicide measures when used for green cutting. Growth control when required in bolting
Sowing method Seed drilling secures high field rises

09.10.2018 11:00:32 // 8.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2019