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The effect of different mulches on yield, fruit quality and strawberry mite in organically grown strawberry

Kivijärvi, Pirjo; Parikka, Päivi and Tuovinen, Tuomo (2002) The effect of different mulches on yield, fruit quality and strawberry mite in organically grown strawberry. In: Organic production of fruit and berries, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists.

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Summary

An organic strawberry field experiment was started in 2000 at MTT Ecological Production in Mikkeli to study the influence of mulching materials on the growth, yield, microbiological fruit quality and strawberry mite. Mulching materials are black plastic, flax fibre mat, green mass, barley straw, buckwheat husk as well as pine and birch woodchips.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:strawberry, organic farming, mulching, strawberry mite
Subjects: Crop husbandry
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Related Links:http://tripunix.mtt.fi/cgi-bin/thw/?%24%7BBASE%7D=arktui&%24%7BHTML%7D=poimvapdocu_eng&%24%7BOOHTML%7D=docu_eng&%24%7BSNHTML%7D=nosyn_eng&%24%7BANDOR%7D=or&%24%7BTRIPSHOW%7D=format%3Dwww_eng&NR=+138-04
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:6188
Deposited On:03 Nov 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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