Fodder radish LUCAS

Raphanus sativus var. oleiformis L.

A rather late tetraploid fodder radish, 2nd class of resistance to beet cyst nematodes

  • Tall plants
  • Late flowering
  • Suitable as a catch crop when sowing in August
  • Suitable as a fodder crop when sowing in July-early August
  • Adult plants are resistant to frosts
  • Moderately resistant to nematodes

The varietal parameters may differ from those indicated here when the testing circumstances differ from quondam

Recommended sowing rate when growing for seed production: 10-14 kg/ha, interrow spacing – 12-15 cm

Recommended sowing rate when growing for green manure: 25-30 kg/ha