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Low requirerments to location and sowing periode
Name addition
Oil radish
  • Quick initial development for a strong populations, even during short growing seasons and by late sowing dates
  • AKIRO is highly competitive against weeds
  • Valuable organic mass binds nutrients, promotes the humus formation and protects against erosion
  • Stores nutrients during winter and this protects the groundwater
  • Intensive rooting improves the water- and air balance of the soil and activates the soil life


 General description
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---- = very low resistance/early/short, ++++ = very high resistance/late/long

Classification Bundessortenamt
Initial mass formation
Tendency to flower
Resistance to lodging

Agronomic features
Weed suppression
Protection against erosion
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
Humus formation
Cold- and frost resistance
Drought tolerance
Type of root
Tap root
Rooting depth
180 cm

Breeder
P.H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH
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.
Crop rotation suitability
Maize
++
Cereals
++
Oilseed rape
+
Sugar beets
 
Potatoes
+
Intensive crops
+
Legumes
++

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
18 - 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 - 3 cm
Sowing period
Early August to early September - depending on location!
Fertilization
40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection
Usually there is no plant protection required.
Sowing method
In order to gain a fast and even development of the oil radish plants, drilling after careful soil preparation is recommended.

Breeder
P.H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH
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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