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Control of Pratylenchus penetrans 
Name addition
Saia oat / Bristle oat
  • Pratex is ideal for potato crop rotations
  • Control of Lesion Nematodes (Pratylenchus penetrans)
  • No increase in Trichodorus nematodes (possible carrier of Tobacco Rattle Virus)
  • Suitable for all types of soil, even for sandy and acid soils
  • High production of organic matter: usage for silage, cattle feeding and biogas 
  • Fast initial development and a high stocking ensure an excellent weed suppression
  • Deep, branched roots for effective nutrient conservation
  • Good suitability for oilseed rape crop rotations
Included in blends: viterra® BODENGARE ÖKO, viterra® DEPOT ÖKO, viterra® GRANOLEG, viterra® GRANOPUR, viterra® INTENSIV, viterra® INTENSIV ÖKO, viterra® MAIS, viterra® MULCH, viterra® POTATO, SortenGreening® PRATEX mit Lein, PRATEX mit Phacelia, viterra® UNIVERSAL, viterra® UNIVERSAL WINTER


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

Classification Bundessortenamt
Initial mass formation
Resistance to lodging
Plant height
Dry matter yield
Crude protein content

Agronomic features
Weed suppression
Protection against erosion
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
Humus formation
Cold- and frost resistance
Drought tolerance
Type of root
Tuft root
Rooting depth
80 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
Nematode reduction: 80 - 100 kg/ha, Erosion protection: 25 - 50 kg/ha, Biomass production: 50 - 125 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 - 4 cm
Sowing period
July until September - depending on location!
Fertilization
30 - 60 kg N/ha for cover crop, 60 - 120 kg N/ha for biomass production
Crop protection
Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method
Drill seed 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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