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Small seeded variety - ideal green manure-, green fodder- and cover crop
Name addition
Small-seeded faba bean
  • AVALON is characterized by its low thousand seed weight (TKW) of 300 - 350 g
  • Small seeds allow lower sowing depth together with small seeded partners in blends
  • High biological nitrogen fixation due to symbiosis with Rhizobium bacteria
  • Extended and deep root system with tap root and high biomass improves soil structure and
  • allows nutrient mobilisation in deeper soil zones
  • Valuable partner in cereal/legume blends for whole crop silage
  • Useful accompany plant for winter oilseed rape sowing under high insect pressure
Included in blends: viterra® BODENGARE, viterra® BODENGARE ÖKO


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

---- = 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

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
+

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
Single-crop sowing: approx. 40 grains / m²; Sowing with a mixture partner is recommended
Sowing depth
3 - 6 cm je nach Bodenart
Sowing period
June to mid August - depending on location!
Fertilization
Fertilization is normally not necessary for cover crop cultivation
Crop protection
Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method
Drill seed is recommended

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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