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Radish "Cririet f1": variety description and pest protection methods


Radish "Cririet f1" is a high-quality hybrid form of foreign selection suitable for year-round cultivation. The hybrid has established itself as a market hybrid and has excellent commercial qualities. A hybrid form of early ripening from Dutch breeders is included in the State Register, and is recommended for cultivation in a private household.

Description and features of the variety

The radish of the hybrid form "Cririet" easily enough adapts to various soil and climatic conditions of cultivation. The use of film shelter allows cultivation from early spring to late fall.

Root crops gain weight gradually, do not form voids even when overgrown. The hybrid has high rates of resistance to the formation of a loose core and is not prone to flowering.

The description of the variety involves the formation of a semi-upright leaf outlet. Leaves narrow obovate, grayish-green. Petioles are characterized by the presence of significant anthocyanin staining. Root crops of a rounded shape, with a convex head, red.

The pulp is snow-white, very tender and juicy, with average indicators of severity of taste. The average mass of marketable root crops can be 28-30 g. The taste and marketability of the harvest are excellent. The average yield depends on soil and climatic conditions and is 2.65−2.75 kg per square meter of planted area.

Flea protection

Radish called "Cririet f1" has excellent resistance to defeat fusarium wilting, keel and black leg. However, it can be severely damaged by the cruciferous flea, or Phyllotreta cruciferae, from the family of leaf beetles, or "Chrysomelidae". In the process of feeding, a plant parasite damages foliage, scrapes the top layer of a leaf plate or gnaws entire sections. The highest activity of cruciferous fleas is observed in the period of 10–13 h in the morning and in the interval of 16–18 h in the evening.

Radish: variety selection

To protect the landing from the flea, the most effective measures should be used in a timely manner. As a rule, gardeners use folk remedies.

Folk remedyCooking methodFeatures of use
A mixture of shag, ash and ground pepperStir in equal proportions wood ash and shag and add a small amount of ground pepperPour the plant tops with plenty of water, and then spray the powder over the foliage. Repeat pollination every week
Tomato leaf brothAdd 5 kg of chopped tomato stepsons to 5 l of water and leave for 3 hours, then bring to a boil, cool and strain. The shelf life of the broth is practically unlimitedBefore spraying, dilute the broth with water twice and add 1/4 of the piece of ground laundry soap
Vinegar solutionIn 5 l of water, dilute a tablespoon of 70% vinegar essence and mix the solution wellProcessing plants in dry and calm weather, in the evening. It is necessary to spray the foliage from all sides
Tomato-garlic infusionGrind 1/2 cup garlic and 1/2 cup tomato tops. Pour the mixture with 5 l of warm water at room temperature, mix, insist for three hours and strain. Add 1/4 piece of chopped laundry soap

Spray plants should be at the rate of 1.5 liters per square meter. The interval between sprayings should not exceed five days

If a plant parasite is affected by 10-15% of the site or more, it is recommended to give preference to pest control chemicals: Aivengo, Fastak, Tsunami, Di-68, Akiba, Karate, Zolon, Fitosan. Use them according to the instructions supplied by the manufacturer.

It should be remembered that spraying with chemicals should be carried out no later than three to four weeks before harvesting. Mixed plantings of radishes with potatoes, tomatoes, caraway seeds, dill, marigolds, garlic or onions have good results as preventive protection measures.

Reviews and advice gardeners

Radish "Cherriet f1" is demanding for the presence of sunlight, therefore, in the shade forms a long tops and also a very small root crop. Compliance with agricultural technology and the presence of favorable weather allows you to get a high yield about three weeks after emergence.

According to gardeners, root crops are formed large and even, dark red, have a dense, void-free consistency and excellent taste. With good care, the average root diameter is at least 5-6 cm.

How to plant radish

The hybrid form of Dutch selection was highly appreciated by growers and consumers, it is characterized by resistance to the formation of flower arrows, and also forms a low, very compact greenery.