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Crop management for underutilised/minor grains

{Tool} Crop management for underutilised/minor grains. Creator(s): Sellars, Anna and Marriage, Michael. Issuing Organisation(s): Organic Research Centre. CERERE Practice Abstract. (2018)

[thumbnail of 211205-6PA-Minor-grains-ORC-EN.pdf] PDF - Published Version - English

Document available online at: http://cerere2020.eu/booklets-and-factsheets/


The leaflet provides a comprehensive overview of the production of ancient cereals and an understanding of the opportunities, risks and strategies involved in diversifying into the market for ancient cereals.
The following table provides an overview of some of the key recommendations for growing alternative cereals.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
What problem does the tool address?:Ancient cereals comprise a niche in the UK cereal market and are usually grown and traded in small quantities. Because of this there is relatively little information available to provide recommendations for production, and market options.
What solution does the tool offer?:Here we provide an overview of the characteristics and techniques for ancient cereal production, and factors in the sales and marketing of these cereals which influence on decisions at the farm level.
Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type of Practice Tool:Practice abstracts
Theme:Crop specific
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Food systems > Markets and trade
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Environmental aspects > Landscape and recreation
Research affiliation: European Union
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC)
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727848
Related Links:http://cerere2020.eu/booklets-and-factsheets/
Deposited By: Padel, Dr Susanne
ID Code:35243
Deposited On:02 Apr 2019 14:51
Last Modified:02 Apr 2019 14:51
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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