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Excellent for green manure and forage
Name addition
Winter vetch
  • 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
Tuft 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
+
Potatoes
+
Intensive crops
+
Legumes
 

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
60 - 80 kg/ha
Sowing depth
3 - 5 cm
Sowing period
July till mid of September
Fertilization
Not necessary by growing as cover crop 
Crop protection
Not necessary by growing as cover crop
Sowing method
Seed drill

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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