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Noen må ta seg av rest-råstoffene: Fisk og alger som gjødsel til planter

Løes, Anne-Kristin and Ahuja, Ishita (2019) Noen må ta seg av rest-råstoffene: Fisk og alger som gjødsel til planter. [Someone should utilise residual materials: Fish and seaweed as fertilisers for plants.] Norwegian Centres of Expertise Blue Legasea.

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Organic production in Europe is currently dependent on the input of fertilisers derived from conventional agriculture, such as farmyard manure, slurry and fertilisers derived from slaugther residues. A significant part of the nutrient flows in our food systems goes in one direction, from land to sea, via sewage and leaching. Harvesting marine organisms for fertilisation, or utilising residual materials e.g. from fish industry as fertilisers, may close such nutrient gaps and promote active cycling of nutrients. At NORSØK, we are studying the use of algae fibre (rich in potassium (K), magnesium and sulphur) and fishbones (rich in nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P)) as fertilisers. High yields were produced with fishbones, and the short-term N availablity was much higher than for mineral N fertiliser or dried poultry manure. Plants with a long period of nutrient uptake benefited from algae fertiliser. However, seaweeds contain significant amounts of arsenic (As), and easily available K may impact a balanced mineral content in the food or feed product. Excess P in the fishbones may cause eutrophication if this fertiliser is applied to cover the N demands of the crop. Research is needed to make a well balanced fertiliser.

EPrint Type:Teaching resource
Keywords:Seaweed, algae fibre, Norway, Fish bones, fish-based fertiliser, recycling, marine fertiliser, RESTORX, Organic-PLUSX
Agrovoc keywords:
fertilisers -> fertilizers
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Composting and manuring
Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > Organic-PLUS
Norway > NORSØK - Norwegian Centre for Organic Agriculture
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:774340
Related Links:https://www.legasea.no/legasea/news/reports--publications/presentations-from-seminars/presentations-from-seminars/, https://organic-plus.net/, https://www.norsok.no/en/projects/2017/marine-rest-raw-materials-for-fertilizers-to-organic-agriculture-restor
Deposited By: Løes, Anne-Kristin
ID Code:36843
Deposited On:22 Nov 2019 13:57
Last Modified:18 Jun 2021 12:04
Document Language:Norwegian/Norsk

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