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Organic Cereals

{Tool} Organic Cereals. [Biogetreide.] Creator(s): Dierauer, Hansueli. Issuing Organisation(s): Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL. Merkblatt. (2010)

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Online at: https://shop.fibl.org/en/article/c/arable-cropping-1/p/1011-biogetreide.html

Summary

This leaflet gives detailed and condensed instructions for a successful cereal production for food and feed grain, i.e. summer and winter wheat, spelt, rye, barley, oat, triticale, emmer and einkorn.
A Swiss farmer can learn how to improve its quality, with the given criteria in variety choice. Besides the protein content a producer should consider, wet gluten content, Zeleny-values and a high hectolitre weight for a high baking quality.
Soil and climatic requirements, strengths and weaknesses are listed for each variety to help the farmer choose the appropriate one.
Techniques and practical recommendations on crop rotations, nutrient supply, manuring, sowing, undersowing, pest and disease control, weed management, harvest, and storage are listed.
Swiss farmers will find useful indications on price recommendations for trade and costs of variety conversion.
The leaflet provides additional information and contacts on variety testing, seedbanks and breeding in the Swiss context.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Criteria and management recommendations for organic cereal production
What problem does the tool address?:Meet the demand of cereal production and limit harvest losses
What solution does the tool offer?:Optimization in variety choice, crop rotation, pest and disease control, weed management, harvest of arable crops
Country:Germany
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Crop specific
Keywords:arable farming, cereal crop, crop variety, crop yield, economy, fodder crop, harvest quality
Keywords:arable farming, cereal crop, crop variety, crop yield, production economics, feed crops, harvest quality
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishcereal cropshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_25512
Englishvarietieshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8157
Englishcrop yieldhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10176
Englishproduction economicshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_26808
Englishfeed cropshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2829
Englishproduct qualityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_13591
Englishcropshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1972
Englishcropping systemshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1971
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Research affiliation: European Union > OK-Net Arable
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland
Related Links:http://www.fibl.org
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Rasmussen, Ilse Ankjær
ID Code:30576
Deposited On:04 Jan 2017 20:31
Last Modified:23 Jan 2019 12:15
Document Language:German/Deutsch, Hungarian/Magyar
Status:Published

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