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Quick test for infiltration of arable soils (OK-Net Arable Practice abstract)

{Tool} Quick test for infiltration of arable soils (OK-Net Arable Practice abstract). Creator(s): Liebl, Boris and Spiegel, Ann-Kathrin. Issuing Organisation(s): Bioland, FiBL Projekte GmbH. OK-Net Arable Practice abstract, no. 028. (2018)

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Document available online at: https://orgprints.org/32722

Summary in the original language of the document

The quick test makes the consequences of soil compaction on water infiltration and the yield of agricultural crops visible. It promotes an understanding of the effects of soil compaction and the importance of soil-conserving cultivation.

Summary translation

Der Schnelltest macht die Folgen von Bodenverdichtungen auf die Wasserinfiltration und den Ertrag landwirtschaftlicher Kulturen sichtbar. Er fördert dadurch das Verständnis über die Auswirkungen von Bodenverdichtungen und die Bedeutung einer bodenschonenden Bewirtschaftung.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
What problem does the tool address?:Driving on arable land with heavy machinery when the soil is too moist, leads to compaction in the soil, which severely impairs airflow and drainage. Cultures on heavy soils in particular react to this situation with yield losses.
What solution does the tool offer?:With the aid of a simple quick test, water infiltration can be examined graphically as one of the characteristics of soil compaction in the field. The quick test is also easily comprehensible and helpful for non-scientists. It is particularly suitable for training and sensitizing apprentices and employees on the farm.
Type of Practice Tool:Practice abstracts
Theme:Soil quality and fertility
Keywords:soil compaction, soil fertility
Keywords:soil compaction, soil fertility, soil quality, arable farming
Agrovoc keywords:
soil compaction
soil fertility
soil quality
arable farming
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable > OK-Net-Arable Tools
Germany > Bioland
Germany > FiBL Projects GmbH
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM > IFOAM Organics Europe
European Union > Organic Farm Knowledge
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:652654
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/32722
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Basler, Andreas
ID Code:32722
Deposited On:22 Mar 2018 14:40
Last Modified:02 May 2024 10:32
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch

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