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viterra® Cover crop blend

DEPOT ÖKO

... the nutrients store

Benefits:

  • Vigorously growing plants take up nutrients, store them over winter and provide them to the following crop
  • Efficient weed suppression through fast initial development
  • Excellent rooting of the soil by plants with deep and shallow root systems, stabilizes the soil structure and improves soil infiltration
  • viterra® DEPOT ÖKO is especially suitable for crop rotation with legumes as main crop

Blend details:

Weight % : 46 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
30 % Oil radish SILETINA
10 % White mustard
10 % Phacelia ANGELIA
4 % Sunflower
Free of crucifers : no
Free of legumes : yes
Winter hardy : no

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

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

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 8
Protection against erosion: 7
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 8
Humus formation: 8
Cold- and frost resistance: 5
Drought tolerance: 6
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root + Tap root
Rooting depth 180 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period End of July to the end of August - depending on location!
Fertilization An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences

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Cover crop programme 2019