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Planting sugar beets instead of sowing - reducing the time on weed control

{Tool} Planting sugar beets instead of sowing - reducing the time on weed control. [Plantation de la betterave sucrière bio pour mieux maîtriser les adventices.] Creator(s): Alföldi, Thomas and Stoecklin, Milo. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Fondation Rurale Interjurassienne. (2020)

[thumbnail of Method to reduce the effort for weed control in organic sugar beet cultivation.] Video (MPEG) - Published Version - French/Francais (Method to reduce the effort for weed control in organic sugar beet cultivation.)
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Document available online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ia9ikC5IMw&ab_channel=FarmDemo


Summary

Various practical trials are currently underway in Switzerland to reduce the effort required for weed control in organic sugar beet cultivation. In this video, organic advisor Milo Stoecklin from the Fondation Rurale Interjurassienne shows how sugar beet is planted instead of sown and what the benefits are.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Reducing the time on weed control in sugar beet cultivation
What problem does the tool address?:The effort required for weed control in organic sugar beet cultivation is to be reduced.
What solution does the tool offer?:Sugar beet is planted instead of sown. The advantages of this method are a longer growing season, a head start over weeds and fewer problems with snails and soil fleas.
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Video
Keywords:weed control, root crops, farm equipment
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
weed control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
English
root crops
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6641
English
farm equipment
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_25753
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > NEFERTITI
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:772705
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/42921, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/posts/420952406484066, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1484548414964649985
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Ladinig, Maria
ID Code:42921
Deposited On:13 Jan 2022 07:54
Last Modified:07 Mar 2022 08:59
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch, French/Francais
Status:Published

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