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The effect of tillage prctices on a leek crop's nitrogen utilization from a grass-clover sward

Willekens, Koen; Van Gils, Bert; De Vliegher, Alex; Delanote, Lieven; Beeckman, Annelies and Vandecasteele, Bart (2014) The effect of tillage prctices on a leek crop's nitrogen utilization from a grass-clover sward. In: Rahmann, G. and Aksoy, U. (Eds.) Building Organic Bridges, Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, Braunschweig, Germany, 1, Thuenen Report, no. 20, pp. 57-60.

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Summary

Adopting conservation agriculture practices in organic agriculture involves some risks and challenges. Nitrogen availability from a grass-clover ley for the subsequent leek crop was clearly affected by mode and timing of destruction of the grass-clover sward. Minor differences were found between a reduced tillage practice and conventional ploughing.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:residual N, grass-clover ley, non-inversion tillage, mechanical destruction, reduced tillage, TILMAN-ORG
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems
Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Soil > Nutrient turnover
Crop husbandry > Soil tillage
Environmental aspects > Air and water emissions
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > TILMAN-ORG
International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Scientific Track: 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference
ISBN:978-3-86576-128-6
DOI:10.3220/REP_20_1_2014
Deposited By: Willekens, Ir. Koen
ID Code:23916
Deposited On:30 Oct 2014 12:48
Last Modified:28 Nov 2014 13:17
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted
Additional Publishing Information:urn:nbn:de:gbv:253-201407-dn053621-1

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