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Nitrogen supplier with high previous crop and feed value
Name addition
Berseem clover
  • New breeding with outstanding characteristics for green manure and fodder production
  • Provides essential nitrogen by symbiotic nitrogen fixation for plant growth
  • Relatively small requirements on soil, climatic conditions and maintenance effort
  • Source of pollen and nectar for bees, bumblebees, butterflies and many other insects
  • High previous crop value due to good root-growth and tilth
  • OTTO can be harvested several times a year and exerts slight frosts down to -6 ° C
  • OTTO is excellently suited as a component in cover crop blends and in combination with anula rye grasses such as ALISCA or DIPLOMAT


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

Classification Bundessortenamt
Initial mass formation
Beginning of flowering
Growth height / initial development
Height of stem / full development
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

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
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Cereals
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Oilseed rape
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Sugar beets
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Potatoes
 
Intensive crops
 
Legumes
 

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
25 - 35 kg/ha in pure seed
Sowing depth
1 - 2 cm
Sowing period
Cover crop: July to mid August; Main crop: from March
Fertilization
Basic fertilization with phosphate and potash
Crop protection
Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method
Dilling in a dry, finely crumbled seedbed

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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