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Spring rye

SU VERGIL

Healthy population rye for grain- and secondary crop use

Benefits:

  • High-yield grain rye for extensive cultivation and organic cultivation
  • Good suitability for cover crop cultivation (greening in summer), for nitrogen fixation and formation of humus
  • Also suitable for biomass use in blends with legumes (summe vetch)
  • Comparatively high crude protein content and good standablity
  • Improved grain yield without plant protection

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

Grain yield: 5
Dry matter yield: 5
Grains per ear: 5
Crop density: 5
Ear emergence: 5
Threshing ripeness: 5
Resistance to lodging: 4
Plant height: 5

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

Usage:

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

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 6
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 5
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate Grain use: 300 - 380 grains/m²; Cover Crop: 380 - 450 grains/m²
Sowing depth 2 cm
Sowing period Grain harvest: Turn of the year - April; cover crop: July - August
Fertilization 100 - 150 kg N/ha incl. Nmin
Crop protection If necessary, fungicidal measures with a rust focus
Sowing method Drill seed after careful tillage

12.08.2020 10:51:07 // 2.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2019