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Transfer mulch in organic greenhouses

Hauenstein, Samuel; Rochat, Armelle and Schwitter, Patricia (2021) Transfer mulch in organic greenhouses. Factsheet. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick .

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Summary

In organic greenhouses, crop rotations are generally intense and lack diversity, green fallows are rare, and production relies heavily on external inputs. Consequently, problems like soil salinity, nutrient imbalances and crop damage from pest and disease are common.
In the Greenresilient project the use of transfer mulch is applied as an ‘innovative’ method and is tested and analysed to determine whether the practice is beneficial for soil health and biodiversity. This leaflet explains the benefits, risks and challenges of transfer mulch, and provides recommendations for practical application.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:organic greenhouses, vegetables, crop rotation, mulching crops, Greenresilient, Abacus, FiBL55312
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
greenhouses
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3379
English
vegetable crops
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8165
English
mulching materials -> mulches
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4977
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Crop husbandry > Greenhouses and coverings
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > GreenResilient
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Crops > Anbautechnik
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Crops > Special crops > Vegetables
Related Links:https://www.greenresilient.net/
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:39499
Deposited On:04 Mar 2021 08:54
Last Modified:16 Apr 2021 09:19
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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