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Pea
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DOLORES


  • Forage pea for green manure and silage
  • A maple pea with coloured flowers
  • Fast development and high production of biomass
  • Good lodging resistance
Forage pea for green manure and silage
Special remark
No nitrogen fertilizer required. In the crop rotation a cultivation break of 6 years is recommended for peas.


 General description
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Growth
Plant length
Beginning of flowering
Lodging resistance

Yield & Quality
Dry matter yield
Thousand grain weight

Cultivation
Sowing depth
Heavy soil: 4 cm, light soil: 6 cm
Plant density
For single crop cultivation: 80-100 germinating seeds per m². In mixtures for whole crop silage: ex. 200 germinating seeds of springbarley + 50 germinating seeds of forage pea per m².
Sowing time
Depending on climatic and soil conditions, from beginning of April. Well suited also as a catch crop sown after winter cereals.
Ease of combining
For green maturing the crop needs about 3 months until wax-ripe stage. The best harvest time would be with a dry matter of 30 to 40%.

Breeder
Norddeutsche Pflanzenzucht Hans-Georg Lembke KG, Germany
All variety descriptions have been prepared in accordance to the best of our knowledge, considering trial results and observations. A guarantee or a liability in individual cases is not possible, because the growth conditions are subject to substantial fluctuations.

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