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Cultivation of white lupin – a cool-season and environmentally friendly protein crop

{Tool} Cultivation of white lupin – a cool-season and environmentally friendly protein crop. Creator(s): Arncken, Christine; Klaiss, Matthias; Wendling, Marina and Messmer, Monika. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. Legumes Translated Practice Note, no. 4. (2020)

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Summary

White Lupin is the second most valuable protein crop, after soybean. It tolerates heavier soil and has a high yield potential. Avoiding anthracnose is the key to success in white lupin and essential cultivation practices include the use of healthy, certified seed, sowing as early as possible and using the right cultivar. The most important experiences from organic farming are summarized in this Legumes Translated practice note, including practical information on the ideal site, inoculation, sowing, cultivation and harvest. The tool is specific to organic farmers in Europe.


Summary translation

Weisse Lupinen (Lupinus albus) sind eine andere botanische Art als schmalblättrige oder „blaue“ Lupinen (Lupinus angustifolius). Sie vertragen schwerere Böden und haben ein höheres Ertragspotential, reifen allerdings erst im August/September. Wichtig für ihren Anbau ist die Verwendung von gesundem, zertifizierten Saatgut, eine möglichst frühe Aussaat und die richtige Sortenwahl, um eine Infektion mit der Pilzkrankheit Anthraknose, die über das Saatgut verbreitet wird, zu vermeiden.
In diesem Legumes Translated-Merkblatt werden die wichtigsten Erfahrungen aus dem ökologischen Anbau zusammengefasst.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Learn how to successfully cultivate the white lupin.
What problem does the tool address?:White lupin (Lupinus albus) does not ripen until August/September and is threatened by anthracnose.
What solution does the tool offer?:Important cultivation practices which reduce the impact of the fungal disease, anthracnose, are provided.
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Crop specific
Keywords:Soil; Soil qaulity; nitrogen fixation; Crop production; crop management; arable farming ; Legumes
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
soil
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7156
English
soil quality
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_a9645d28
English
nitrogen fixation
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5196
English
crop management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_16094
English
crop production
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5976
English
arable farming
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
English
legumes
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4255
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Crops > Arable crops > Legumes
European Union > Horizon 2020 > Legumes Translated
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:817634
Related Links:https://www.legumestranslated.eu/practice-notes, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/39219, https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=868996773949461&id=313194372863040, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1360148515733798925
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:39219
Deposited On:10 Feb 2021 13:06
Last Modified:22 Apr 2021 09:18
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch
Status:Published

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