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Proven variety for agriculture and vegetables
Name addition
Multi-resistant Oil radish
  • Multi-resistant oil radish DEFENDER strongly effects nematodes and provides protection against diseases
  • Reduction of Beet Cyst Nematodes (Heterodera schachtii) up to 90 %, resistance level 2+
  • Efficient reduction of Root Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. fallax) and Root Lesion Nematodes such as Pratylenchus crenatus, P. neglectus und P. penetrans
  • No multiplication of Stem and Bulb Nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci)
  • DEFENDER suppresses the Stubby Root Nematodes and therefore leads to a reduction of Corky Ring Spot in potatoes
  • Healthy youth development and fast soil cover supports soil healing process and provides a thorough weed suppression
  • Improvement of the air- and water balance - this is achieved by a deep and fine rooting system 
  • DEFENDER provides large amounts of organic substance to stabilizes the humus balance and to supports the soil life, which reduce the disease potential in the soil
Included in blends: viterra® BIOFUMIGATION, DEFENDER mit Lein, viterra® INTENSIV, viterra® INTENSIV ÖKO


 General description
- - - - - - - - - - 0 + + + + + + + + + +

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

Classification Bundessortenamt
Resistance against Heterodera schachtii
Resistance level 2
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 till early Sept. In vegetable growing from May - it takes 6 - 8 weeks of vegetation in order to get a 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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