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Top effectivity against Beet Cyst Nematodes
Name addition
Nematode resistant Oil radish
  • Top scorer = resistance level 1, > 90 % reduction of Beet Cyst Nematodes in official testings
  • Strong initial development with rich foliage provide an effective ground cover
  • Suppression of weeds which could be potentially used as host by nematodes
  • Medium-late flowering for a lasting vegetative growing period
  • The deep and fine rooting system of COMET covers the entire ground volume
  • High yield of organic matter which is very important on sandy soils


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

Classification Bundessortenamt
Resistance against Heterodera schachtii
Resistance level 1
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
25-30 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 - 3 cm
Sowing period
July to early September - depending on location! Early sowing increases successfully the reduction.
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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