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Biodiversity as a tool in crop nutrition

Thorup-Kristensen, K. (2005) Biodiversity as a tool in crop nutrition. Paper at: Ecosystem services as a tool for production improvement in organic farming - the role and impact of biodiversity, FiBL, Schweitz, April 2005.

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Summary

In the abstract it is discussed how increased biodiversity in the choice of crops, catch crops and green manures can be used to improve organic crop rotations. Use of more species with variable characteristics can make it possible to make rotations with reduced losses of nutrients and improve nutrient supply for organically grown crops.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Subjects: Environmental aspects > Air and water emissions
Crop husbandry > Composting and manuring
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > I.10 (VegCatch) Organic vegetable cultivation methods and use of catch crops
Deposited By: Thorup-Kristensen, Professor Kristian
ID Code:7906
Deposited On:04 Apr 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:32
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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