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Inoculation of soybean seed – inoculation for an efficient nitrogen supply

{Tool} Inoculation of soybean seed – inoculation for an efficient nitrogen supply. Creator(s): von Beesten, Fabian; Miersch, Martin and Recknagel, Jürgen. Issuing Organisation(s): Deutscher Sojaförderring. Legumes Translated Practice Note, no. 1. (2019)

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Summary

This practice note from Legumes Translated explains how to effectively inoculate the seed or soil for successful soybean crops. Different products types and inoculant strains are discussed, and key practice points are highlighted, like doubling the dose if soybeans have never been grown in the intended field and inoculating and sowing should take plans on the same day!
Further information is provided, and a list of inoculant producers is provided. This tool is not specific to organic agriculture but is applicable for all soy producers who aim for higher quality and higher yields by utilising biological nitrogen fixation.

Summary translation

Le soja, comme toutes les légumineuses, est l‘hôte d’une bactérie fixatrice d‘azote. Pour le soja, il s‘agit de la bactérie Bradyrhizobium japonicum qui n‘est pas présente naturellement dans les sols européens. Une inoculation soigneuse des semences ou du sol est nécessaire pour que la racine de la plante en développement soit infectée par cette bactérie.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Do’s and don’t of soybean seed and soil inoculation.
What problem does the tool address?:In Europe, the nitrogen-fixing nodule bacteria in soy, Badyrhizobium japonicum, does not occur naturally. Careful seed or soil inoculation is required so that the developing plant root is colonized by this bacterium.
What solution does the tool offer?:Proper inoculation, seed or soil, of soy is essential to the crops success, as it covers the nitrogen needs of the crop, increases grain yields and protein concentration.
Country:Germany
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Soil quality and fertility, Crop specific
Keywords:Soil, Soil quality, 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 productionhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5976
Englishcrop managementhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_16094
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
Research affiliation: Germany > Federal States > Baden-Württemberg
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:817634
Related Links:https://www.legumestranslated.eu/practice-notes, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/de/tool/39224
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:39224
Deposited On:12 Feb 2021 08:35
Last Modified:12 Feb 2021 08:35
Document Language:English, French/Francais, Romanian/Română
Status:Published

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