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Viterra®
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viterra® POTATO viterra® Cover crop blend



...power for potatoes
  • Substantial blend for soil improvement and humus enrichment in potato crop rotations
  • The lupin ILDIGO and the oil radish SILETTA NOVA root quickly and deeply through a lot of soil volume and thus improve the soil structure
  • The oil radish SILETTA NOVA and bristle oat PRATEX have a fast initial development and create soil protection and tilth
  • The lupins and the summer vetch supply nitrogen, oil radish and bristle oat quickly convert nitrogen into organic matter
  • Excellent erosion protection, not winter-hardy

Blend details
Seeds %
4 % Blue lupine ILDIGO
18 % Linseed JULIET
44 % Oil radish SILETTA NOVA
18 % Saia oat / Bristle oat PRATEX
16 % Common vetch
Free of crucifers
No
Free of legumes
No
Free of grass
Yes
Winter hardy
No


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

Basic data
Viterra blends group
Soil fertility

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 + Tap root
Rooting depth
180 cm

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
50 kg/ha
Sowing depth
1-3 cm
Sowing period
Early/mid July until mid August
Fertilization
Only organic fertilizers are permitted regarding EFA-compliance (except sewage sludge).
In early sowing, the legume components provide additional nitrogen.
 
Crop protection
Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method
Drill seed for an even emergence 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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