The recommended planting rate is: 10-15kg/ha. Seeds should be sown in very early spring for spring use and in the autumn for winter use. Brown mustard requires a good sandy loamy soil, with adequate N;P;K;S to ensure rapid establishment. This crop should not follow other Brassica crops in rotation. For disease control, it is best grown once every 3–4 years.
- Natural bio-fumigant of root-knot nematode
- Reduces soil crusting
- Improves soil infiltration
- Increases organic matter and the subsequent increase in beneficial microflora and microfauna
- Reduces effects of bacterial wilt on successive vegetable crops