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Organic fertilisers of the MAC trial and their impact on soil quality, environment and climate change.

Koopmans, C.J.; Zanen, M. and Bokhorst, J. G. (2008) Organic fertilisers of the MAC trial and their impact on soil quality, environment and climate change. Paper at: The 5th International Scientific Conference on Sustainable Farming Systems - ECOMIT, Piešťany, Slovakia, November 5-7, 2008. [In Press]

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Summary

After 8 years, the MAC field trial in Lelystad, the Netherlands, shows the effects of different fertiliser strategies, ranging from animal manure to plant compost to mineral fertiliser. The impact on yield, soil quality, soil health, environment and climate change is discussed. The trial is unique in monitoring th eeffect of so many types of fertilisers over so many years.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:organic fertilisers, soil fertility
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Research affiliation: Netherlands > Louis Bolk Institute
Deposited By: Steinbuch, Luc
ID Code:14979
Deposited On:24 Nov 2008
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:38
Document Language:English
Status:In Press
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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