Cleancrop™ Bulb Turnip 

  • High yielding bulb turnip
  • Suitable for sowing from late spring through to late summer
  • Suitable for summer/autumn/winter feed
Farm Type
  • Sowing Rate 2 kg/ha
  • Days to Grazing From 80 to 110
  • Growing Seasons Spring, Summer
  • Grazing Seasons Summer, Autumn, Winter
  • Potential Yield 15,000 kgDM/ha
  • Utilisation 80%

Cleancrop™ bulb turnip is a high-yielding, globe bulb turnip with medium maturity suitable for sowing from late spring through to early summer to supply feed in summer, autumn and early winter months. With the added benefit of the Cleancrop Brassica System, plants are bred to tolerate Telar® herbicide allowing application at both pre- and post-emergence for excellent weed control.

Bulb type: Globe
Potential yield: 15 tDM/ha (summer)/12 tDM/ha (winter)
Plant maturity: Medium
Number of grazings: 1

Cleancrop bulb turnip (pelleted)

Ultrastrike® pelleted turnip seed can be evenly distributed, as shown in this established paddock of Cleancrop™ bulb turnip in Waikato, allowing crop yield to be maximised.

Sowing rate

Summer 1 kg/ha
Winter 2 kg/ha
Pelleted 140,000 seeds/ha

 

 

 

Cleancrop™ bulb turnip

Control weeds, increase yield. The yield difference between two Cleancrop™ bulb turnip crops with Telar® herbicide applied (right) and Telar® herbicide not applied (left). 

Brent Hughson

“Cleancrop bulb turnip has saved time and effort through a pre-emergent spray plan which made spring cropping so much easier than other years.” Brent says that “as the crop matured we found the weed pressure more controlled and it was noticeable that insects weren’t so dominant in our turnips.”

Brent Hughson, Bay of plenty

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