Smart Radish® produces a strong taproot to break compaction and a mass of lateral roots to take up nutrients. It’s also clubroot resistant and has bio-fumigant properties.
- For ACRES, a mixture of at least two crops from the prescribed list must be sown.
- Smart Radish® cover crops must remain in situ until after 1 January.
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Sowing rate: 4-6 kg/ha
Sowing time: Sow from mid-July up until 15 September if sowing for ACRES
Frost tolerance: Poor. Frost helps decay tillage radish and thus avoid the requirement for chemical spray
Biomass: Generates biomass quickly
Pests & diseases: This radish is clubroot resistant so suitable for all mixtures