Japanese oats May 15, 2016

Japanese oats are an ideal green manure that can be used to combat the root lesion nematode. Japanese oats are characterized by a rapid initial development and a substantial leaf mass. The sowing season for Japanese oats is from April to September and it is suitable for all soil types. Incidentally, the variety is more sensitive to frost than ordinary cereals, so that should be taken into account. Exito, the Japanese oats from Vandinter Semo has been NAK (Dutch General Inspection Service) tested and guaranteed free from wild oats. The sowing rate is 60 kg to 80 kg per hectare.