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viterra® Cover crop blend

SPRINT ÖKO

The sprinter

Benefits:

  • Forms a lot of organic matter in a short vegetation period
  • Effective soil cover suppresses weeds and protects the soil surface
  • SILETINA is one of the oil radishes with the fastest initial development
  • Allows control of nutrient release from autumn to spring
  • All species have high ecological value for bees and other insects

Blend details:

Weight % : 43 % Buckwheat
35 % White mustard
12 % Phacelia ANGELIA
10 % Summer forage rape JUMBO 00
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: 7
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 7
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root + Tap root
Rooting depth 150 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 15 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period End of July to end of August
Fertilization Eine Startgabe zur Förderung der Anfangsentwicklung wird empfohlen
Leguminosengehalt: 0 %
N-Gewinn für Ihre Fruchtfolge: ca. 25 - 40 kg/ha
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences

04.01.2023 16:36:13 // 4.00

Cover crop programme 2021