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Challenges of Organic Arable Farming 1st module: Strategies to enhance soil fertility and assessment of soil fertility and quality

{Tool} Challenges of Organic Arable Farming 1st module: Strategies to enhance soil fertility and assessment of soil fertility and quality. Creator(s): Alwanney, Deaa; Mohamad, Ramez and Al Bitar, Lina. Issuing Organisation(s): Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari CIHEAM IAM. (2017)

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Summary

This module aims to introduce the main problems in soil fertility of organic arable farming, explain soil fertility and soil quality concepts, and to provide information about strategies that contribute to fertility enhancement and quality assessment of the organically managed soils. This module is targeting a wide range of categories of students, farmers, advisors …etc. The module is based on a PowerPoint presentation containing a theoretical background and supported by related specific tools (practice abstracts, leaflets, guidelines, data calculation tools, videos, books, reports, web pages etc.) taken from the OK-Net knowledge platform.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Discover strategies to enhance soil fertility and quality
What problem does the tool address?:Nutrient deficiencies, soil fertility degradation
What solution does the tool offer?:Promoting strategies that contribute to fertility enhancement and quality assessment of the organically managed soils.
Country:Italy
Type of Practice Tool:Online courses
Theme:Soil quality and fertility, Nutrient management
Keywords:Nutrients supply, organic matter, intercropping, crop rotation, bio-effectors, legumes
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishorganic matterhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5387
Englishintercroppinghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3910
Englishcrop rotationhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6662
Englishlegumeshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4255
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
Italy > IAMB Mediterranean Agronomic Institute Bari
Related Links:http://farmknowledge.org/index.php/search-for-ok-tools?v=35291
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:35291
Deposited On:16 Apr 2019 13:31
Last Modified:16 Apr 2019 14:21
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Additional Publishing Information:Challenges of Organic Arable Farming
2nd module: Fertilization strategies to enhance nutrient availability in organic arable crops
(http://orgprints.org/35292/)
Challenges of Organic Arable Farming
3rd module: Monitoring, preventive and curative measures for pest and disease management (https://orgprints.org/35293/)
Challenges of Organic Arable Farming
4th module: Technical tools, strategies and machineries to tackle weeds in organic arable farming (http://orgprints.org/35294/)
Challenges of Organic Arable Farming
5th module: Crops specific problems and potential solutions in cereals, legumes, fruits and vegetables (http://orgprints.org/35295/)
Challenges of Organic Arable Farming
6th module: Recovery and final synthesis (htp://orgprints.org/35296/)

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