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viterra® Cover crop blend

KARTOFFEL ÖKO

... optimal green manure before potatoes

Benefits:

  • Reduction of tabac-rattle virus in potatoes with oil radish SILETTA NOVA and saia oats PRATEX
  • Fast growing with intensive weed suppression
  • Abundant organic matter vitalizes soil beneficial organisms
  • Tufted root of PRATEX and taproot of SILETTA NOVA complement each other in rooting the entire soil topsoil

Blend details:

Weight % : 76 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
24 % Oil radish SILETTA NOVA
Free of crucifers : no
Free of legumes : yes
Winter hardy : no

Crop rotation suitability:

Maize +
Cereals +
Oilseed rape +
Sugar beets
Potatoes ++
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: 5
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root + Tap root
Rooting depth 180 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 40 - 50 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period mid July to beginning of September
Fertilization Fertilization recommended
N-gain for your crop rotation: approx. 40 - 70 kg/ha
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method drill sowing ensures high crop emergencies

19.04.2023 15:32:33 // 3.00

Cover crop programme 2021