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viterra® Cover crop blend

UNIVERSAL N-PLUS

Crucifer-free and nitrogen-fixing

Benefits:

  • Can be used in rape crop rotations, interrupts disease cycles
  • Also suitable for sites with low nitrogen availability
  • Harmonious interplay between nitrogen consumers and nitrogen generators, benefiting the following crop
  • Drought stress tolerant components
  • viterra® UNIVERSAL N-PLUS is also available in the variants viterra® UNIVERSAL and viterra® UNIVERSAL LEGUMINOSENFREI without broad beans or without legumes at all.

Blend details:

Seeds % : 49 % Phacelia ANGELIA
22 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
8 % Common vetch ARGON
7 % Michelis Klee
7 % Persian clover FELIX
5 % Berseem clover OTTO
2 % Spring forage pea RUBIN
Free of crucifers : yes
Free of legumes : no
Winter hardy : no

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • No multiplication of beet cyst nematodes
  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Mulch sowing

Agronomic features:

Protection against erosion: 6
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 4
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 8
Weed suppression: 6
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root
Rooting depth 80 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 35 - 40 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 3 cm
Sowing period Early July to mid-August
Fertilization Due to the high legume content, fertilisation is not necessary.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences

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