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Kristensen, Erik Steen and Knudsen, Marie Trydemann (2004) Impact of Organic farming on aquatic environment. Speech at: Lednice, Lednice, 1st July 2004.

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The effects of conversion to organic farming on N leaching are discussed in the presentation. Problems in European aquatic environment are presented along with the development of organic farming in Denmark and the rest of Europe. Recent Danish studies on the N leaching effects by conversion of mixed dairy and arable farms are presented. The studies estimate that N leaching is lower from organic compared to conventional mixed dairy farms, whereas N leaching at organic arable farms are comparable to conventional arable farms.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Speech
Subjects: Soil > Nutrient turnover
Environmental aspects > Air and water emissions
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > V.1 (SYNERGY) Coordination and synergy
Deposited By: Hansen, Grethe
ID Code:3996
Deposited On:15 Nov 2004
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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