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Effects of organic versus conventional farming on different chemical soil parameters in Estonia

Sanchez de Cima, Diego; Reintam, Endla and Luik, Anne (2013) Effects of organic versus conventional farming on different chemical soil parameters in Estonia. In: Løes, Anne-Kristin; Askegaard, Margrethe; Langer, Vibeke; Partanen, Kirsi; Pehme, Sirli; Rasmussen, Ilse A.; Salomon, Eva; Sørensen, Peter; Ullvén, Karin and Wivstad, Maria (Eds.) Organic farming systems as a driver for change, NJF Report, no. 9 (3), pp. 163-164.

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A five-year experiment results, have shown that fertilizer amendments are needed for preserving the nutrient balance in the soil. A combination of cattle and green manure, crop rotation and other organic farming practices, with chemical fertilizer amendments could suppose a sustainable solution for maintaining a correct nutrient balance in the soil in long term, better than both farming systems, conventional and organic, by separate.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Agrovoc keywords:
EnglishSoil propertieshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330883
EnglishMineral resourceshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4852
EnglishGreen manureshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3375
EnglishConventional farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_331393
EnglishOrganic agriculturehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_15911
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Crop husbandry > Composting and manuring
Soil > Nutrient turnover
Research affiliation: Estonia > Estonian University of Life Sciences
European Union > CORE Organic II > TILMAN-ORG
European Union > CORE Organic II
International Conferences > 2013: NJF Seminar 461 - Organic farming systems as a driver for change
Deposited By: Sørensen, Peter
ID Code:24599
Deposited On:06 Nov 2013 21:32
Last Modified:15 Aug 2014 06:16
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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