Mustard residues which contain glucosinolates are known to suppress soil-borne fungi and nematodes. For use as a soil biofumigant, mow mustard crop at flowering stage, but before mature seed set, and incorporate into the soil immediately. Performs best as a fall planted crop. Thrives in cool conditions. Avg. 100,000 seeds/lb.
CULTURE: Sow the seeds at the time, rate, and depth specified for each variety listed. FOR GREEN MANURE: Till in at any growth stage. FOR ORNAMENTAL USE OR GRAIN HARVEST: Cut the plants near the base when most of the green color has turned brown and the seeds are hardening (no longer milky). SEED SPECS: Planting rates are listed in the comparison chart.