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viterra® Cover crop blend

RÜBENGARE

... the versatile beet blend

Benefits:

  • No multiplication of beet cyst nematodes
  • Intensive root penetration of the upper soil through complementary root shapes of deep, flat and cordate rooting plants
  • Can be sown by broadcasting, phacelia seeds are pelleted so can be scattered to germinate in the dark
  • Provides easily digestible organic material to activate and strengthen soil life
  • Reliably freezes off so that dead plant matter protects soil from wind and water erosion over winter
  • Creates optimal conditions for sugar beet mulch seeding

Blend details:

Seeds % : 29 % Phacelia ANGELIA
20 % Linseed ZOLTAN
18 % White mustard VERDI
16 % Berseem clover OTTO
11 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
6 % Common vetch
Free of crucifers : no
Free of legumes : no
Winter hardy : no

Crop rotation suitability:

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

Usage:

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

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 7
Humus formation: 8
Cold- and frost resistance: 2
Drought tolerance: 7
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Rooting depth 120 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 1 - 2 cm
Sowing period July to early September
Fertilization According to country-specific regulations
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Sowing with centrifugal broadcaster is possible

24.09.2020 07:51:39 // 5.00

Cover crop programme 2020

You will find the viterra® cover crop blends at page 34ff.