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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