Brown Mustard

Brown Mustard (Brassica juncea), a 'hot mustard' that can be used as a biofumigant, 'N' catcher, green manure and cover crop. Can be sown from April to September, the green manure crop would be available in 50 to 70 days from sowing, is also Winter hardy.

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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
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