- In ACRES, a mixture of at least two crops from the prescribed list must be sown.
- Mustard cover crops must remain in place until after 1 January.
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Sowing rate: 8-10 kg/ha
Sowing time: Sow from mid-July up until 15 September if sowing for ACRES
Frost tolerance: Low, but this helps in its incorporation as it will be largely diminished over the winter
Pests & diseases: Generally not a problem, but clubroot could become an issue if brassicas are used as a cover crop over a period of years