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Practical advice for organic production of lupines

{Tool} Practical advice for organic production of lupines. Creator(s): Gruber, Dr. Harriet. Issuing Organisation(s): Landesforschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Fischerei Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. (2014)

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Online at: https://www.landwirtschaft-mv.de/Fachinformationen/OekologischerLandbau/K%C3%B6rnerleguminosenundHackfr%C3%BCchte/?id=175&processor=processor.sa.lfaforenbeitrag

Summary

This brief and practical information leaflet for blue, yellow and white lupins serves a farmer to get introduced to its cultivation. Aim is to promote the cultivation of lupins due to its beneficial effects as precrop, as it fixes nitrogen, makes phosphorus available and is high in proteins.
This leaflet describes soil properties, water supply and weed pressure conditions for a successful cultivation of each lupin species. Furthermore recommendations in variety choice, crop rotation, mixed cropping are given i.e. soil tillage, vaccination, sowing, fertilization, mechanization and weed control by hoeing and harrowing, harvesting, processing (for animal feed and human food), economic assessment.
As conclusion the most important pros and cons of lupin production is listed.
This tools gives basic information and benchmarks on lupin production for newcoming farmers.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Cultivate lupins and get to know its benefits
What problem does the tool address?:Poor soils due to nitrogen and phosphorus-deficiencies. Need for alternative protein sources.
What solution does the tool offer?:Lupin cultivation has a high preceding crop effect as it fixes nitrogen, is tolerant to poor soils and high in protein which is used as green manure and stock feed.
Country:Germany
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Crop specific
Keywords:arable farming, crop rotation, fertilisation strategy, fodder crop, green manure, legumes, nitrogen fixation, phosphorus, protein crop
Keywords:arable farming, crop rotation, fertilisation strategy, feed crops, green manure, legumes, nitrogen fixation, phosphorus, protein crop
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishcrop rotationhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6662
Englishfertilizationhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2863
Englishfeed cropshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2829
Englishgreen manureshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3375
Englishlegumeshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4255
Englishnitrogen fixationhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5196
Englishcropshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1972
Englishcropping systemshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1971
Englishphosphorushttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5804
Englishprotein plantshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_32690
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Research affiliation: European Union > OK-Net Arable
Related Links:http://www.landwirtschaft-mv.de/cms2/LFA_prod/LFA/content/de/Startseite/index.jsp
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Rasmussen, Ilse Ankjær
ID Code:30564
Deposited On:04 Jan 2017 20:36
Last Modified:25 Jan 2019 12:40
Document Language:German/Deutsch
Status:Published

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