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Oil radish

LUNETTA

Supports soil structure and activates soil life

Benefits:

  • Leafy initial development with fast ground shading promotes optimal soil tilth
  • Intensive rooting breaks up compaction and improves the water- and air balance of the soil 
  • LUNETTA promotes the humus formation, activates soil fertility and supplies a significant contribution to quality and yield protection
  • Valuable nutrients are protect against leaching during winter due to collection in the organic mass

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

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

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:

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

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 8
Protection against erosion: 8
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 8
Humus formation: 7
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 18 - 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 3 cm
Sowing period Late July to late beginning of September - depending on location!
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 09:33:43 // 13.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2019