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viterra® Cover crop blend

HORRIDO

… biennial gameland blend

Benefits:

  • Suitable for all native ground game species
  • Blossoms are a magnet for numerous insects
  • Tasty corn grazing for feathered game
  • Winter-hardy components offer grazing and coverage for rabbits, roe deer and other ground game species in winter during frost
  • viterra® HORRIDO is EFA-compliant in Germany for organic priority areas
  • Cropping tip: sow parts of the areas with double grain distance in order to create attractive space for pheasants and partridges 

Blend details:

Weight % : 27 % Secale cereale var. multicaule
25 % Buckwheat
10 % Saia oat / Bristle oat
6 % Serradella
6 % Sunflower
4 % Winter vetch
3 % Berseem clover
3 % Winter forage rape
3 % Wilde Malve
2.5 % Persian clover FELIX
2 % Red clover
2 % Lucerne / Alfal
Free of crucifers : no
Free of legumes : no
Winter hardy : yes

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Mulch sowing
  • Pollinator attractiveness
  • Game cover

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 6
Protection against erosion: 8
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 6
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 8
Drought tolerance: 6
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root + Tap root
Rooting depth 160 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 30 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period March to End of July
Fertilization An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drilling secures a good field emergence.

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