Briggs, Stephen (2008) Nitrogen Supply and Management in Organic Farming. Institute of Organic Training and Advice (IOTA), Craven Arms .
This topic review aims to summarise knowledge and experience of Nitrogen supply and management in organic farming systems, including : Nitrogen fixation; Nitrogen recycling; the effect of the length of the fertility building phase or ley and the effect of green cover management; green manures – type and management; soil management; the impact of undersowing; seasonality of crops and the impact of manure use and management. It is based on a review of the organic research commissioned by Defra and that undertaken elsewhere and incorporates field experiences in the conclusions.
|Keywords:||Organic farming system, soil, nitrogen supply, nitrogen fixation, nitrogen recycling, green manures, organic manures, crop rotation|
|Subjects:|| Soil > Nutrient turnover|
Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
Crop husbandry > Composting and manuring
|Research affiliation:|| UK > Institute of Organic Training and Advice (IOTA)|
UK > Other organizations
UK > Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
|Deposited By:||Measures, Mr Mark|
|Deposited On:||06 Aug 2008|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:37|
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