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Oil radish


Tillage radish 


  • The strong radish roots leave holes in the soil - which increased the infiltration capacity of the soil
  • Promotion of the air and gas balance of the soil
  • Leafy and fast initial development for a good weed suppression
  • STINGER delivers valuable humus for a biological activation of the soil
  • Nutrients are preserved and protected against shifting into deeper soil layers
  • Not winter hardy -  well suited for conservation tillage
  • Suitable variety for cover crop blends

Included in blends: viterra® MAIS STRUKTUR

Crop rotation suitability:

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


  • Green manure
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Mulch sowing
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 6
Humus formation: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 4
Drought tolerance: 6
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tap root
Rooting depth 180 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 6 - 8 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 3 cm
Sowing period End of July until end of August - 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 09:50:31 // 14.00 - Breeder: P. H. PETERSEN Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2024