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Brown mustard

TERRAPLUS

Particularly late flowering

Benefits:

  • The late flowering of TERRAPLUS ensures a long vegetative growing periode
  • Large amounts of organic matter act against humus depletion
  • As competitive and not winter hardy cover crop particularly suitable for conservative soil processing and no-tillage
  • Absorbs free nutrients and protects them from leaching
  • Gets along with dry conditions in sommer
  • High amounts of glucosinolates make an application as biofumigation possible, for the control of soil-borne diseases

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

Initial mass formation: 5
Tendency to flower: 2
Resistance to lodging: 8

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:

  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Pollinator attractiveness
  • Green manure
  • Biofumigation
  • As component suitable for greening blends

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 6
Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 7
Humus formation: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 1
Drought tolerance: 8
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root with strong main root
Rooting depth 120 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 10 – 15 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 – 3 cm
Sowing period August until September for cover crop use
Fertilization 40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method Low requirements, from spreader to drill seed

20.09.2018 09:53:05 // 10.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2019