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Crop Rotation in Organic Systems

{Tool} Crop Rotation in Organic Systems. Creator(s): Dalhousie University/Organic Agriculture Centre of, Canada. Issuing Organisation(s): Dalhousie University, Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada OACC.

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Online at: https://www.dal.ca/faculty/agriculture/oacc/en-home/resources/crop-rotation.html


The purpose of this database is to provide organic farmers and agronomists access to resources containing information on crop rotation for organic production. The tool provides information on cover crops, green manures, specific crop rotations and intercropping. The tool will direct the user to a database of scientific papers and practical resources on the subject matter. This tool is for specific use of organic farmers and crop advisors and includes resources from various locations.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Developing robust crop rotations for success in organic farming
What problem does the tool address?:Developing robust crop rotations in organic systems is important to address issues of soil fertility, diseases and pests. Productivity can be limited in organic production if crop rotations are not properly managed
What solution does the tool offer?:This database provides both practical and scientific resources for organic field crop production in specific crop types.
Type of Practice Tool:Web
Theme:Soil quality and fertility, Crop specific
Keywords:arable farming, cover crop, crop diversity, crop rotation, green manure, intercropping
Keywords:arable farming, cover plants, crop diversity, crop rotation, green manure, intercropping
Agrovoc keywords:
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishcover plantshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1936
Englishcrop rotationhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6662
Englishgreen manureshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3375
Englishsoil fertilityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
Englishsoil propertieshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330883
Englishcropping systemshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1971
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems
Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
Related Links:http://farmknowledge.org/index.php/search-for-ok-tools?v=31682
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Hansen, Anne
ID Code:31682
Deposited On:31 Jan 2018 12:44
Last Modified:23 Jan 2019 11:53
Document Language:English

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