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Viterra®
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viterra® WICKROGGEN FUTTER ÖKO viterra® Cover crop blend



...winter-hardy blend for fodder production or green manure
  • A winter-hardy blend of the high-yielding, stable and leaf-healthy population rye INSPECTOR and winter vetch.
  • Winter vetch fixes atmospheric nitrogen and thus contributes to nutrient supply within the crop rotation
  • Additional feed source with high protein and energy content
  • Winter-hardy vetch provides nectar and pollen and increases biodiversity
  • viterra® WICKROGGEN ÖKO helps to keep surfaces weed-free and improves soil structure
  • As viterra® WICKROGGEN FUTTER ÖKO, the blend also contains crimson clover and annual ryegrass, which provide additional yields over the summer after GPS harvesting and ensure continuous cover all the way to the subsequent crop.
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Blend details
Weight %
12 % Crimson clover
13 % Italian ryegrass
67 % Winter rye INSPECTOR
8 % Winter vetch
Free of crucifers
Yes
Free of legumes
No
Free of grass
No
Winter hardy
Yes


 General description
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Basic data
Viterra blends group
Ecological

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
100 - 120 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2-4 cm
Sowing period
Mid September until mid October

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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