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Nematode resistant White mustard

ATHLET

High resistance, extremely late flowering

Benefits:

  • High resistance against Beet Cyst Nematodes, resistance level 2
  • Low tendency to flower enables a long vegetative growth phase for intensive nematode control
  • Lush growth of ATHLET for protection of the valuable topsoil against wind- and water-erosion
  • Safe freezing off enables undisturbed mulch- or direct sowing of the subsequent crop in spring

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

Initial mass formation: 6
Tendency to flower: 3
Resistance to lodging: 8

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

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 7
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 7
Humus formation: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
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 20 - 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period Late July until early September - depending on location! Early sowing increases control success
Fertilization 40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method Low requirements regarding sowing method: spreader or seed drilling

14.09.2018 08:28:42 // 9.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH