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Monitoring Soil Characteristics in Organic Farming: A Comparison of Field vs. Laboratory Methods

Sarapatka, Borivoj and Kouril, Milan (2007) Monitoring Soil Characteristics in Organic Farming: A Comparison of Field vs. Laboratory Methods. Poster at: 3rd QLIF Congress: Improving Sustainability in Organic and Low Input Food Production Systems, University of Hohenheim, Germany, March 20-23, 2007.

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Summary

Soil quality plays a key role in organic farming. In practice its evaluation is not so simple because there are many indicators that could be used. In our research we used simple field methods (soil quality test kit) and compared the data with traditional evaluation used in the laboratory.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:soil, quality, chemical and biological properties
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Research affiliation: Czech Republic > Palackeho University
International Conferences > 2007: 3rd QLIF Congress > 3 Crop production / soil management
Related Links:http://orgprints.org/10417/
Deposited By: Sarapatka, Prof. Borivoj
ID Code:9746
Deposited On:12 Mar 2007
Last Modified:07 Apr 2011 12:30
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted
Additional Publishing Information: The final version of this paper is published in:
Niggli, Urs; Leifert, Carlo; Alföldi, Thomas; Lück, Lorna and Willer, Helga, Eds. (2007) Improving Sustainability in Organic and Low Input Food Production Systems. Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress of the European Integrated Project Quality Low Input Food (QLIF). University of Hohenheim, Germany, March 20 – 23, 2007. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick.http://orgprints.org/10417/
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