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Cultivation of white lupin – a cool-season and environmentally friendly protein crop

{Tool} Cultivation of white lupin – a cool-season and environmentally friendly protein crop. Creator(s): Arncken, Christine; Klaiss, Matthias; Wendling, Marina and Messmer, Monika. Issuing Organisation(s): Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL. Legumes Translated Practice Note, no. 4. (2020)

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Summary

White Lupin is the second most valuable protein crop, after soybean. It tolerates heavier soil and has a high yield potential. Avoiding anthracnose is the key to success in white lupin and essential cultivation practices include the use of healthy, certified seed, sowing as early as possible and using the right cultivar. The most important experiences from organic farming are summarized in this Legumes Translated practice note, including practical information on the ideal site, inoculation, sowing, cultivation and harvest. The tool is specific to organic farmers in Europe.

Summary translation

Weisse Lupinen (Lupinus albus) sind eine andere botanische Art als schmalblättrige oder „blaue“ Lupinen (Lupinus angustifolius). Sie vertragen schwerere Böden und haben ein höheres Ertragspotential, reifen allerdings erst im August/September. Wichtig für ihren Anbau ist die Verwendung von gesundem, zertifizierten Saatgut, eine möglichst frühe Aussaat und die richtige Sortenwahl, um eine Infektion mit der Pilzkrankheit Anthraknose, die über das Saatgut verbreitet wird, zu vermeiden.
In diesem Legumes Translated-Merkblatt werden die wichtigsten Erfahrungen aus dem ökologischen Anbau zusammengefasst.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Learn how to successfully cultivate the white lupin.
What problem does the tool address?:White lupin (Lupinus albus) does not ripen until August/September and is threatened by anthracnose.
What solution does the tool offer?:Important cultivation practices which reduce the impact of the fungal disease, anthracnose, are provided.
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Crop specific
Keywords:Soil; Soil qaulity; nitrogen fixation; Crop production; crop management; arable farming ; Legumes
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishsoilhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7156
Englishsoil qualityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_a9645d28
Englishnitrogen fixationhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5196
Englishcrop managementhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_16094
Englishcrop productionhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5976
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishlegumeshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4255
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Crops > Arable crops > Legumes
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:817634
Related Links:https://www.legumestranslated.eu/practice-notes
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:39219
Deposited On:10 Feb 2021 13:06
Last Modified:10 Feb 2021 13:06
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch
Status:Published

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