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How to optimise symbiotic nitrogen fixation in organic crop rotations

Schmidtke, Knut (2008) How to optimise symbiotic nitrogen fixation in organic crop rotations. Paper at: ISOFAR Conference 'Organic Agriculture in Asia', Dankook University, Republic of Korea, 13-14 March 2008. [Unpublished]

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By means of the analysis results and calculation methods presented in this contribution it could be shown that many possibilities exist in Organic Agriculture to optimise the symbiotic N2 fixation activity of cultivated legumes through agricultural management. Here stronger impacts on the level of the symbiotic N2 fixation activity through the choice of a site-related legume type and procedures to increase the yield of legumes have to be expected. By means of a decrease in plant available nitrogen in the soil during the cultivation of legumes the symbiotic N2 fixation activity of the legumes can be additionally increased.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Subjects: Soil > Nutrient turnover
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Research affiliation: International Organizations > International Society of Organic Agriculture Research ISOFAR
Korea > Dan Kook University
Deposited By: Köpke, Prof Ulrich
ID Code:13272
Deposited On:17 Mar 2008
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:37
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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