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SmartSOIL Tool

{Tool} SmartSOIL Tool. Creator(s): Taghizadeh-Toosi, Arezoo. Issuing Organisation(s): Aarhus University. (2015)

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Online at: https://web04.agro.au.dk/projectnet/smartsoilDST/Default.aspx?Language=en-GB

Summary

The purpose of the tool is to give guidance in the management of arable crops in order to maintain and increase soil C and consequently reduce climate change effects. It proposes changes in the crop rotation, the use of catch and cover crops, use of manure and other organic fertilizers and simulates the impact on yield. It is tuned for different areas and soil types.
The SmartSoilTool is a DSS in 7 languages where the user can choose location, soil type, farming system etc. and the system simulates the effects on yield, profitability, soil C etc. It is useful for farmers and advisers, both newcomers and skilled and it is not specific for organic.
It has specific soil and management infos for Denmark, Italy, Hungary, Spain and Poland.
Other useful information and examples are available on the webpage.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:How cropping management impacts soil C and yields
What problem does the tool address?:How to manage Soil C through cropping operations
What solution does the tool offer?:Crop rotation improvement, catch crops and green manures use, organic matter application
Country:Denmark
Type of Practice Tool:Calculation tools
Theme:Soil quality and fertility
Keywords:catch crop, crop rotation, green manure
Keywords:arable farming, catch crop, crop rotation, green manure
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishcatch cropshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_29684
Englishgreen manureshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3375
Englishcrop rotationhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6662
Englishsoil fertilityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
Englishsoil propertieshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330883
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Soil > Nutrient turnover
Soil
Research affiliation: Denmark > AU - Aarhus University > Faculty of Science and Technology > Department of Agroecology
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
Related Links:http://farmknowledge.org/index.php/search-for-ok-tools?v=31101
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:31101
Deposited On:16 Jan 2017 12:45
Last Modified:14 Dec 2018 15:35
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch, Hungarian/Magyar, Polish/Polski, Swedish/Svenska
Status:Published

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