Brassica alba (Sinapsis alba, Brassica hirta) is an annual brassica with an upright habit to five feet tall.
- Broadcast at 20 – 25 lbs. per acre or .5 lbs. per 1000 square feet at a depth of .25 – .75 inches
- Builds 3,000 to 9,000 lbs. of biomass per acre
- Biofumigant – Suppresses nematodes (72-86%)
- Wait four to six weeks after incorporating before replanting. The biofumigation comes from the decomposing residues.
- Adds organic matter
- Immobilizes less Nitrogen than cereal crops
- Winterkills at 25F