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Pea
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DEXTER


  • New winter pea with an improved winter hardiness
  • Good straw stability ensures the excellent yield potential
  • Vigorous young plant growth suppresses weed development
Winter pea (Pisum sativum)
Plant protection
Seed treatment strongly recommended. Watch out for pea leaf weevil during emergence and thrips at begin of flowering. An early fungicide treatment improves plant health after winter.
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
Maturity
Plant length
Beginning of flowering
Length of flowering
Winter hardiness

Yield & Quality
Yield potential
Protein content
Protein yield
Thousand grain weight

Cultivation
Sowing depth
Heavy soil: 4 cm, light soil: 6 cm
Plant density
65-90 plants per m², depending on sowing time and location (120 seeds/m² in chalk soils).
Sowing time
From mid of September depending on climatic and soil conditions.
Ease of combining
Harvest at 14-16 % seed moisture and light-brown pod colour with combine adjustment.

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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