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Varieties of Field Vegetables and Potatoes for Organic Production and Marketing (OFO142)

NIAB (2001) Varieties of Field Vegetables and Potatoes for Organic Production and Marketing (OFO142). National Institute of Agricultural Botany .

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Varities of six vegetable crops and potatoes were evaluated in organic situations grown in replicated field trials on UKROFS organic sites. In most cases the results differed from those which would have been obtained in conventional trials as there was no chemical protection against pests and diseases and lower levels of available nutrients. Organic seed was used were available and a comparison made of the performance of this against conventional undressed seed.

EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:vegetables, crop variety field trials, potatoes, cultivars, crop breeding, shelf-life trials, knowledge transfer
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication > Technology transfer
Research affiliation: UK > National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB)
Research funders: UK > Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Project ID:OF0142
Start Date:1 April 1997
End Date:31 March 2001
Deposited By: Defra, R&D Organic Programme
ID Code:7945
Deposited On:13 Dec 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:33
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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