Field pea (hibernating type) – are fodder and food grains, winter, lower than vetch.
Use: grown for grain, but also possible for green manure, green fodder, hay (especially when grown with oats). Grown alone and in mixtures with cereals. Accumulates atmospheric nitrogen.
Cultivation features: the soils are very suitable for peas, but they should be non-acidic (pH – at least 6.0), and if they are more acidic, it is advisable to lime them.