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Rape

Rape

 

Rape’s rapid forage growth produces quality pasture equivalent to alfalfa, with a crude protein value around 16-17%. Boasted for its nutrient scavenging abilities, rape can accumulate potentially large amounts of residual N up to 100kg N/Ha.

Also, root exudates secreted by rape are known to aid in turning insoluble P into a more available form. 

Adding rape in between wheat crops has been shown to greatly reduce take-all in wheat. Rape has an excellent, deep penetrating tap-root with a dense fibourous root mass surrounding the tuber.

KEYWORDS: a nutrient scavenger, pollinators, rapid growth, soil conditioner, subsoiler, tap root, weed suppressor, ttract beneficials & pollinators, biofumigant, erosion control, grazing, nematode control