The usage of fodder radish as green fertiliser plant has many and often similar advantages and is suitable for all soils. As well as the protection from wind and water erosions due to the rapid ground coverage, the improvement of soil fertility due to the enrichment of organic substances and the storage of nitrogen, it quickly freezes to death in wither and is thus excellently suitable for mulch seed. In addition, weeds are suppressed due to the quick germination.
There are also yellow mustard varieties with a resistance against beet cyst nematodes (Heterodera schachtii). These varieties are classified in grades depending on the degree of control. Grade 1 signifies that more than 90% of the beet cyst nematodes are reduced and 70-90% of the nematodes are reduced at grade 2.
Seed quantity: approx. 20 kg/ha
Sowing time: late summer
Seed depth: 20-30 mm
Row distance: 12 - 15 cm
Fertilisation: 60-80 kg N/ha