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Green manure and cover crops in organic agriculture: guide to the choice of the species

{Tool} Green manure and cover crops in organic agriculture: guide to the choice of the species. Issuing Organisation(s): ITAB. (2012)

PDF - French/Francais
Image (PNG) - Cover Image - English
PDF - English
PDF - Italian/Italiano (Colture di copertura in agricoltura biologica: Caratteristiche delle specie)

Online at: http://www.itab.asso.fr/downloads/Fiches-techniques_culture/fiches-expeces-engraisverts-vsept2013-web.pdf


It is the second of 2 dossiers: a detailed description of each species that can be used, to guide farmers choice.
It is a practical but detail description of each species to be used as green maniure, with assessment of all aspects (economic included) of demands and outputs of the crop. It is well illustrated and the synthesis is very efficient. Ready for use and easy.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
What problem does the tool address?:How to manage cover crops and how to choose them.
What solution does the tool offer?:Indication of how to choose, how to manage and how to terminate species for cover crops and green manure.
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Soil quality and fertility
Keywords:arable farming, catch crop, cover crop, green manure, nutrient management, soil organic matter
Subjects: Soil
Research affiliation: European Union > OK-Net Arable
France > ITAB - Institut Technique en Agriculture Biologique
Related Links:http://www.itab.asso.fr
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Rasmussen, Ilse Ankjær
ID Code:30573
Deposited On:04 Jan 2017 20:32
Last Modified:10 Apr 2018 10:53
Document Language:English, French/Francais, Italian/Italiano

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