Advantages

... high share of legumes for better soil fertility

  • Promotes tilth, revegetation and crumb formation for increased soil fertility, free of grasses
  • viterra® BODENGARE is suitable for cover cropping for soil regeneration after very early harvest, very little seed formation
  • Consistent tilth supports flow of air and water and prevents slurry seal coating
  • Enriches plant community and habitat for insects and beneficial organisms
  • Collects additional nitrogen due to high share of legumes
  • Free of crucifers, therefore especially suitable for oilseed rape crop rotation
  • viterra® BODENGARE is also available as an organic - mixtures

Blend details
Seeds %
1 % Small-seeded faba bean AVALON
22 % Berseem clover OTTO
1 % Blue lupine ILDIGO
34 % Persian clover FELIX
34 % Phacelia ANGELIA
2 % Spring forage pea
4 % Common vetch
<1 % Sunflower
2 % Sorghum
Free of crucifers
Yes
Free of legumes
No
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
150 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
50 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 - 3 cm
Sowing period
Mid-June to mid-August - depending on location!
Fertilization
Due to the high legume content, fertilisation is not necessary.
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.