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Planting vegetable seedlings mechanically in a mulch cover with the Mulchtec-Planter

{Tool} Planting vegetable seedlings mechanically in a mulch cover with the Mulchtec-Planter. [Gemüsesetzlinge maschinell in Mulchschicht pflanzen mit dem Mulchtec Planter (Johannes Storch).] Creator(s): Alföldi, Thomas. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. (2019)

[thumbnail of Presentation of the Mulchtec-Planter.] Video (MPEG) - German/Deutsch (Presentation of the Mulchtec-Planter.)
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Document available online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGVGGaaUnT4


Summary

In the video, Johannes Storch shows how the machine works and for which crops it is suitable. He explains how the soil is prepared and addresses challenges such as snails and root weeds.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Direct mulch planting as a cultivation system
What problem does the tool address?:Increase soil fertility through year-round rooting and consistent ground cover.
What solution does the tool offer?:Vegetable grower Johannes Storch and his team presented the "Mulchtec Planter" for the first time at the Ökofeldtage 2019 in Kassel. This machine allows vegetable seedlings to be planted mechanically in a closed mulch cover.
Country:Germany
Type of Practice Tool:Video
Keywords:farm equipment, seeds, vegetable crops
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
farm equipment
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_25753
English
seeds
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6946
English
vegetable crops
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8165
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
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/43144, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/posts/444990590746914, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1498334393722617861
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Ladinig, Maria
ID Code:43144
Deposited On:13 Jan 2022 09:15
Last Modified:07 Mar 2022 08:40
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch, French/Francais, Italian/Italiano, Spanish/Español
Status:Published

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