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Brassicas in sustainable production and organic farming

Thorup-Kristensen, Kristian (2008) Brassicas in sustainable production and organic farming. In: Programme and Abstract book, 5th ISHS International Symposium on Brassicas and the 16th Crucifer Genetics Workshop, p. 30.

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Brassica plant species show some characteristics in their use of plant nutrients which make them different from most other crops. These characteristics often make brassicas difficult to grow in low-input systems with limited nutrient availability, but at the same time they also make some brassica species valuable tools for reducing nitrate leaching losses and improving N management in farming systems. The paper presents experimental results on brassica crops as main crops and cover crops.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Keynote presentation
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Environmental aspects > Air and water emissions
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF III (2005-2010) > VEGQURE - Organic cropping Systems for Vegetable production
Deposited By: Thorup-Kristensen, Professor Kristian
ID Code:16320
Deposited On:29 Sep 2009 07:42
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:41
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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