Mustard Cover Crops

A high yielding cover crop which creates a dense cover while improving soil structure at at economical price per hectare. Boston Seeds stock a range of white mustard and brown mustard offering a range of benefits to complement your planned crop rotations. We welcome enquiries for bespoke mixtures and have expert staff on hand to offer advice. 
 

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White Mustard Seed (Sinapsis alba)

White mustard has extensive root development and an impressive yield of dry matter. If not incorporated, surviving plants are usually killed by winter frosts.

  • Fast and easy to establish providing rapid ground cover and weed suppression
  • Rapid breakdown of organic material after incorporation releases nutrients
  • Extensive root development protects soil from errosion and breaks compaction
  • Cost effective solution for using with crop rotations
  • Sowing rate: 25kg / ha
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Brown Mustard Seeds (Brassica juncea)

Brown mustard is a frost tolerant cover crop used to suppress weeds, pump water and improve soil structure.  

  • Strong early vigour and medium maturity 
  • Distinguished by its superior autumn growth and winter hardiness
  • Strong root development to pump water and improve the soil
  • Active against PCN, Pythium, Rhizoctonia and Verticillium in biofumigation
  • Sowing rate: 5kg / ha
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VITTASSO Brown Mustard Seed (Brassica juncea)

Very popular for use in potato rotations to control soil borne pests and can be incorporated into moist soil to maximise biofumigation.

  • Green manure crop with biofumigant properties
  • Winter-hardy, easy to establish, cost effective
  • Reduces wireworm and PCN populations and their effect on potatoes
  • Suppresses Verticillium wilt and Sclerotinia in potato production
  • Sowing Rate: 5kg / ha
  • VITTASSO Brown Mustard Brochure
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Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica carinata)
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Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica carinata)

Ethiopian mustard is a fast growing frost hardy, brassica which produces a dense leafy canopy and acts as an excellent weed suppressor.

  • Produces a dense leafy canopy to supress weeds
  • Fast and easy to establish providing rapid ground cover
  • Frost hardy cover crop ideal for use in later sowings
  • Can tollerate and improve poor soil conditions 
  • Sowing rate: 5kg / ha
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White Mustard Seed (Class 2 Nematode Resistant) (Sinapsis alba)

Class 2 White Mustard is a cost effective and fast establishing catch crop. As a class 2 variety it can be used to assist in the control of Beet Cyst Nematode.

  • Type 2 variety reduces up to 90% of Beet Cyst Nematode populations in testing
  • Fast and easy to establish, creating a dense canopy to suppress weeds
  • Rapid breakdown of organic material after incorporation releases nutrients
  • Extensive root development protects soil from erosion and breaks compaction
  • Sowing rate: 15-25kg / ha
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White Mustard Seed (Sinapsis alba) - (Organic)

With an extensive root development and an impressive yield of dry matter. If not incorporated, surviving plants are usually killed by winter frosts.

  • Fast and easy to establish providing rapid ground cover and weed suppression
  • Rapid breakdown of organic material after incorporation releases nutrients
  • Extensive root development protects soil from errosion and breaks compaction
  • Cost effective solution for using with crop rotations
  • Sowing rate: 25kg / ha
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