Cruciferous Fodder Crops

Stubble Turnips (Brassica rapa L. var. rapa)

Stubble turnips are mainly grown on sandy soil and fed when they are fresh. The best sowing time is at the end of July and during the first half of August.

Cultivar Shape Evergreen Frost-resistance Yield
Durmelander rond √√√ √√√ √√
Leielander lang √√

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Forage Rape (Brassica napus subsp. napus)

The total yield of forage rape is generally less than of stubble turnips but the crop leaves more residue in the soil.

Cultivar Winterhardiness Digestibility Yield Variety list
Dino √√ √√√ √√ B
Wilma √√√ √√√ √√

B

Napoleon √√√ √√√ √√√√

B