Advantages

… professional nematode control 

  • Blend of two nematode-resistant oil radish varieties (AMIGO and COMPASS) or white mustard varieties (VERDI and MASTER)
  • Sufficient plant density of more than 160 plants/m² enables active nematode control on the highest level
  • Higher crop reliability and better control success due to complementary varieties and intensive root penetration 
  • viterra® RÜBE is suitable for medium-early to late sowing dates and for all site conditions
  • Oil radish roots into deep soil layers, where it also reduces nematode infestation
  • viterra® RÜBE is especially recommended for sugar beet crop rotations

Blend details
Seeds %
21 % White mustard MASTER
24 % White mustard VERDI
29 % Oil radish COMPASS
26 % Oil radish AMIGO
Free of crucifers
No
Free of legumes
Yes
Free of grass
Yes
Winter hardy
No

General description


 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
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.

Cultivation

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

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
20 - 25 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 cm
Sowing period
Mid-July to early September - depending on location! Early sowing increases successfully the reduction.
Fertilization
An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection
Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method
Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences

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.