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Effects of increasing fertilization in organic farming fodder cultivation and market crop systems

Kolbe, Hartmut (2007) Effects of increasing fertilization in organic farming fodder cultivation and market crop systems. Sächsische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft, DE-Leipzig, FB Pflanzliche Erzeugung.

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In 1992, on experimental stations of the Saxony State Institute of Agriculture, two organic field trials were set up on loamy sand and a loess loam in western Saxony, eastern Germany. In these long-term field trials questions of fodder cultivation and market crop systems, crop rotations with legume-grass, wheat and maize, different organic fertilizer regimes and nutrient cycling were analyzed regarding their effects on soil fertility, yield and quality of the plant products. The main results and conclusions of the first nine years of these organic field trials are introduced and summarized here.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:organic farming, fodder cultivation system, market crop system, legume-grass, wheat, maize, organic manure, soil fertility, nutrient dynamics, yield, plant product quality, environmental effects
Subjects: Soil > Nutrient turnover
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Root crops
Soil > Soil quality
Crop husbandry > Composting and manuring
Research affiliation: Germany > Federal States > Saxonia > State Ministry of the Environment and Agriculture
Deposited By: Kolbe, Dr. Hartmut
ID Code:11139
Deposited On:15 Aug 2007
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:35
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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