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Norik Black Avena sativa

The plant has excellent leafiness and health, and the quality of the forage it produces is high, as is the quality of its grain. It has excellent disease resistance. Suitable for intercropping with grasses or other cereals in the formation of annual pastures, thanks to its high sugar and protein content.

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Characteristics

Plant height: medium-tall
Vegetative cycle: medium-early
Alternativity: spring
Plant type: medium-sized stem and leaves
Grain color: black

Resistances

Lodging: resistant
Brown rust: moderately resistant
Yellow rust: resistant
Septoria: moderately resistant
Powdery mildew: resistant

Agronomic indications

Use: grain, hay, forage silage
Cultivation areas: north-central-south Italy
Sowing rate: 140 – 160 kg/Ha
Sowing period: autumn, spring

Cultural recommendations

Fertilization: based on the availability of organic inputs (slurry, digestate)
Autumnal needs: N 20/30 units/Ha; P2 O5 70/80 units/Ha; K2 O 70/80 units/Ha
Spring needs: N 60/70 units/Ha

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