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White mustard

METEX

For biological control of beet cyst nematodes

Benefits:

  • Up to 90% nematode reduction (resistance grade 2)
  • Intensive growth with eraly flowering
  • Provides protection against erosion and entrainment, maintains nutrients in the topsoil for the subsequent crop
  • Safe freezing over winter enables easy mulch sowing of the subsequent crop

Crop rotation suitability:

Maize ++
Cereals ++
Sugar beets ++
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

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 20-25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1-2 cm
Sowing period August until September
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

09.10.2018 07:32:15 // 6.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2019