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Nematode resistant Oil radish

PEGLETTA

The classic of the biological nematode control

Benefits:

  • Resistance level 2 - up to 90% reduction of Beet Cyst Nematodes in official tests
  • Quickly forms a lot of organic matter for effective weed suppression and biological activation of soil life
  • The deep root system loosens the soil profoundly
  • PEGLETTA protects valuable soil nutrients from leaching and makes them available for the crop rotation

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

Initial mass formation: 5
Tendency to flower: 7
Resistance to lodging: 6

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

Resistance against Heterodera schachtii: Resistance level: 2

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • Reduction of Beet Cyst Nematodes
  • Green manure
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Mulch sowing
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • As component suitable for greening blends
  • Biogas- and fodder production
  • Biofumigation

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 8
Protection against erosion: 8
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 7
Humus formation: 8
Cold- and frost resistance: 5
Drought tolerance: 7
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tap root
Rooting depth 180 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 - 30 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 3 cm
Sowing period Early August until September - depending on location! Early sowing for succesful nematode control.
Fertilization 40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required.
Sowing method In order to gain a fast and even development of the oil radish plants, drilling after careful soil preparation is recommended.

20.09.2018 09:41:12 // 3.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2019