Catch crops
TORPEDO Spring grain pea


Advantages

Early maturity and stiffness

Name addition
Spring grain pea
  • High stiffness
  • Even and early maturity
  • Early and good soil coverage until harvest
  • High pods for ease of combine
  • Yellow grains - suitable for human consumption

General description


 General description
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Classification Bundessortenamt
Stiffness
Start flowering
Plant height
Protein content
Protein yield
Maturity
Grain yield

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.

Cultivation

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
early: 65 - 75 grains/m²; middle: 70 - 80 grains/m²; late: 75 - 90 grains/m²
Sowing depth
4 - 8 cm, the deeper the better the water supply
Sowing period
March, good soil condition is required
Fertilization
Liming: The soil should have a middle to high pH-level
Fertilization: 40-60 kg/ha P2O5, 100-120 kg/ha K2O, 20-40 kg/ha MgO
Mirconutrients: usually not necessary, 2 kg/ha manganese if needed
Crop protection
Apply a suitable herbizide against grasses; Insecticide application against leaf beetle and aphids; Sow only ascochyta-free seed
Sowing method
Drill seed in a dry, permeable seedbed with good crumb structure
Harvest
At 14 - 16% moisture

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.