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Common Vetch Nikian

Variety with high resistance to diseases. It is suitable for association with grasses or forage cereals in the formation of annual pastures, increasing the protein fraction of the forage. Nikian is also used as a Cover Crop essence for its high nitrogen fixation activity and for the rapid soil cover with excellent weed suppression capacity.

Punti di forza

High rusticity and adaptability

Fast establishment

Excellent stem/leaf ratio

Indicazioni agronomiche

Use: hay, undersowing or Cover Crop

Earliness: medium-late

Sowing rate: 80 – 100 kg/Ha

Sowing period: September-October, February

Raccomandazioni culturali

Soil preparation: superficial tillage, fine soil on the surface

Optimal sowing depth: 2 – 3 cm – roll after sowing

Fertilization: according to soil analysis

Needs at planting: P2 O5 80/90 units/Ha; K2 O 60/80 units/Ha

Prefers soils with pH from 6 to 7.5


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