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No effect of cropping system on the greenhouse gas N2O

Carter, Mette S. and Chirinda, Ngonidzashe (2009) No effect of cropping system on the greenhouse gas N2O. ICROFS news, May 2009, 2, pp. 9-10.

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Summary

Organic farming is comparable to conventional in terms of field emissions of the strong greenhouse gas nitrous oxide (N2O). Our study points to the need for increased yields in organic farming as measure to reduced emissions per unit of produce.


EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Keywords:conventional, crop rotation, nitrous oxide, organic
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
Environmental aspects > Air and water emissions
Research affiliation: Denmark > AU - Aarhus University > AU, DJF - Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Denmark > DARCOF III (2005-2010) > CROPSYS - The effect of cropping systems on production and the environment
Denmark > DTU - Technical University of Denmark > DTU, RISØ - Risø National Laboratory
Deposited By: Carter, Mette S.
ID Code:15833
Deposited On:24 Jun 2009
Last Modified:29 May 2013 07:16
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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