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viterra® Cover crop blend


... company crop for high-yielding canola production


  • Supports the vitality of the canola and optimises the nutrient dynamics.
  • The fine-seeded legumes support the nitrogen supply
  • viterra® BEISAAT FEIN reduces weed pressure in the crop and distracts pests (cabbage fly, rapeseed flea)
  • viterra® BEISAAT FEIN is not winter-hardy
  • Remaining mulch provides erosion control and frost protection for the main crop
  • Soil life also benefits from viterra® BEISAAT FEIN

Blend details:

Seeds % : 25 % Bockshornklee
25 % Michelis Klee
25 % Berseem clover OTTO
25 % Persian clover FELIX
Free of crucifers : yes
Free of legumes : no
Winter hardy : no

Crop rotation suitability:

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


  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Mulch sowing

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 8
Protection against erosion: 8
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 5
Humus formation: 6
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 5
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root
Rooting depth 60 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 8 - 10 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period Together with rapeseed sowing (two-tank system) or shortly before
Fertilization Large amounts of atmospheric nitrogen are fixed, which can reduce the nitrogen fertiliser requirement of the main crop.
Crop protection Crop protection application according to the main crop
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences

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