Field pea

Field pea- Pisum sativum - Erwt - Erbse - Pois
Sowing rate
160 kg/ha
Early spring
Sowing depth
4-6 cm
Row distance
Like cereals
Basal fertilizer application (P/K)
Annual plant

Field pea production has many benefits when grown in a crop rotation with the aim to produce part of your own required nitrogen, providing a diversified crop rotation and interrupting pest cycles in other crops. Field peas have a high dry matter production and N fixation capabilities under a wide range of growing conditions. The remains quickly break down after crop termination. Field pea has in comparison with lentil a larger N fixing and growth potential.