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Spring protein pea

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Protein and stiffness on a high level

Benefits:

  • High grain yield with excellent protein content
  • Phenomenal stiffness
  • Ease of combine due to tall plants
  • Fast ground cover enables good weed suppression
  • Uniform maturity

Variety characteristics:

(Officially confirmed or respectively in line with Bundessortenamt)

Grain yield: 8
Protein content: 6
Protein yield: 8
Start flowering: 5
Plant height: 6
Stiffness: 9
Maturity: 4

bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high

Usage:

  • Grain use
  • Suitable for human and animal nutrition

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 60 - 80 grains/m²
Sowing depth 4 - 6 cm; good water supply essential
Sowing period Middle of March to end of April
Fertilization No N-fertilization necessary. Depending on the nutrient content of the soil and nutrient extraction 40-60 kg P₂O₅/ha, 100-130 kg K₂O/ha and about 20-50 kg MgO/ha are advised.
Crop protection Use herbicides during pre-emergence or mechanically hoe or harrow the field for weed control. Post-emergence herbicide application specifically against grasses is possible. When considering usage of fungizides and insecticides mind the damage threshhold.
Sowing method Single or double row spacing is beneficial for the yield; if necessary roll after sowing
Harvest At harvest pods and stems should be brown, the grains hard. Optimal moisture for harvesting 14-16%. Use protective setting fo threshing to avoid broken grains and micro cracks.

21.02.2023 08:57:30 // 1.00 - Breeder: P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH

Cover crop programme 2023