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Organic potatoes

Speiser, Bernhard; Berner, Alfred; Boehm, Herwert; Buchecker, Kirsten; Dierauer, Hansueli; Dresow, Jana F.; Dreyer, Wilfried; Finckh, Maria; Fuchs, Alexander; Keil, Sven; Keiser, Andreas; Kuehne, Stefan; Landzettel, Christian; Mahnke-Plesker, Sylvia; Schild, Marion; Six, Roswitha; Tamm, Lucius and Völkel, Günther (2017) Organic potatoes. 2017 edition. Technical Guide. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL and Organic Research Centre Elm Farm (ORC), Frick and Newbury.

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Summary

Potatoes are very suitable for direct marketing due to their poularity and versatility. But good yields are needed for commercial production to cover the high costs of cultivation and mechanisation. The very high Quality requirements at every stage of marketing require the highest care from seed preparation to plant protection, nutrient and water supply to harvest and storage.
This guide provides a good basic for achieving high-Quality products. Commercial potato farms complement their Knowledge with the help of experts and further literature.


EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:organic potatoes, guide,
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Root crops
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Advisory Service
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Communication
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:32695
Deposited On:02 Mar 2018 10:29
Last Modified:02 Mar 2018 10:29
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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