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Buckwheat

HAJNALKA

robust and neutral for subsequent crop

Benefits:

  • fast and lush growth
  • good soil cover and weed suppression
  • low site and nutrient requirements
  • Many mid-fine thread roots in the topsoil bind phosphorus and calcium
  • freezes safely
  • suitable as autumn bee pasture 

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Green manure

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 5
Protection against erosion: 5
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 6
Humus formation: 4
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 5
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 50-60 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2-3 cm
Sowing period Early June until mid-August as a cover crop
Fertilization Basic fertilization: P2O5 60 to 80 kg/ha K2O 60 to 80 kg/ha Do not use chloride-containing fertilisers! No limescale immediately before cultivation! Nitrogen fertilisation: 60 to 80 kg/ha less Nmin; with too much nitrogen increased weed growth, longer flo
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required

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Cover crop programme 2019