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LATIGO Winter vetch

Green manure, Nitrogen fixation, Humus formation, Protection against erosion, Flower pasture, Biogas- and fodder production, Game cover


  • Winterwicke in Biomasse-Mischung
  • Winterwicke Saatgut
  • Winterwicke LATIGO, grüner Bestand in Reinsaat
Excellent for green manure and forage
  • The intesiv tuft root system of LATIGO has positiv effects on the soil structure and promotes the soil tilth
  • The active growth of the root during winter supplies high amounts of organic matter that contributes to humus formation
  • The atmospheric nitrogen fixed by rhizobia reduces the demand for fertilization in the subsequent crop
  • Good soil coverage provides high competitiveness against weeds
  • Rich food supply for bees and other insects increases the biodiversity 
  • Excellent winter hardiness - till -19°C, in rosette stage
  • For fodder production particularly suitable in blends with winter cereals or grasses
  • LATIGO is undemanding concerning soil quality and water capacity



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



Agronomic features
Weed suppression
Protection against erosion
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
Humus formation
Cold- and frost resistance
Drought tolerance
Type of root
Representative
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
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Potatoes
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Intensive crops
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Legumes
Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
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Representative
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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