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viterra® Cover crop blend

MULTIKULTI

… annual feast for bees and eyes

Benefits:

  • Flower blend for high biodiversity and with diverse usage
  • Forms roots in different soil layers and stabilizes the soil
  • Free of grasses for trouble-free growth control in the follower crop
  • viterra® MULTIKULTI is an effective protection against erosion and exsiccation
  • As a cover crop after WCS or cereal harvest or as border-strip green covering for maize and other crops

Blend details:

Seeds % : 35 % Phacelia ANGELIA
18 % Berseem clover
14 % White mustard GAUDI
10 % Persian clover
7 % Oil radish AGRONOM
5 % Serradella
4 % Crimson clover
3 % Common vetch
1 % Borage
1 % Spring forage pea
1 % Sunflower
1 % Blue lupine
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
  • Green manure
  • Humus formation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Mulch sowing
  • Pollinator attractiveness
  • Game cover

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 6
Protection against erosion: 7
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 2
Humus formation: 7
Cold- and frost resistance: 5
Drought tolerance: 6
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 4 cm
Sowing period Early April until late August
Fertilization Only organic fertilizers are permitted regarding EFA-compliance (except sewage sludge).
Crop protection Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences

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