Advantages

Particularly late flowering

Name addition
Brown mustard
  • The late flowering of TERRAPLUS ensures a long vegetative growing periode
  • Large amounts of organic matter act against humus depletion
  • As competitive and not winter hardy cover crop particularly suitable for conservative soil processing and no-tillage
  • Absorbs free nutrients and protects them from leaching
  • Gets along with dry conditions in sommer
  • High amounts of glucosinolates make an application as biofumigation possible, for the control of soil-borne diseases

General description


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

Classification Bundessortenamt
Initial mass formation
Tendency to flower
Resistance to lodging

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 with strong main root
Rooting depth
120 cm

Breeder
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.

Cultivation

Crop rotation suitability
Maize
++
Cereals
++
Oilseed rape
 
Sugar beets
 
Potatoes
 
Intensive crops
++
Legumes
++

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
10 – 15 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 – 3 cm
Sowing period
August until September for cover crop use
Fertilization
40 - 60 kg N/ha
Crop protection
Usually there is no plant protection required
Sowing method
Low requirements, from spreader to drill seed

Breeder
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.