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Simulating leaching losses following incorporation of grass and grass-clover leys

Berntsen, Jørgen; Petersen, B.M.; Pedersen, A. and Jensen, L.S. (2003) Simulating leaching losses following incorporation of grass and grass-clover leys. DARCOFenews (4).

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Dynamic simulation models can be useful tools for predicting the residual effect of leys, but only if they have been calibrated and validated appropriately for this particular situation. The BIOMOD project has aimed at expanding, calibrating and validating two Danish dynamic simulation models, namely FASSET and Daisy, for a range of crop rotational situations occurring in organic farming. Here we report on the calibration results for an extensive experiment with residual effect and nitrate leaching following grass-clover leys.

EPrint Type:Journal paper
Subjects: Soil > Nutrient turnover
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Pasture and forage crops
Soil > Soil quality
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > I. 3 (BIOMOD) Interaction between nitrogen dynamics, crop production and biodiversity
Deposited By: Berntsen, M.Sc. Jørgen
ID Code:4635
Deposited On:30 Mar 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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