Arable and industrial crops
The OpenFields library holds resources about crops for fuel, food, feed and fibre. This is often termed agronomy, the science and technology of arable and industrial crops.
- Cereal crops varieties, cultivation, diseases and post-harvest management
- Industrial crops crops for energy, fibre and other industrial uses
- Oilseeds cultivation, canopy management, harvest methods, diseases and post-harvest management
- Peas and beans field production, varieties, diseases, harvest methods and post-harvest management
- Potatoes - varieties, diseases and post-harvest management
- Sugar beet fodder crop, sugar production, diseases and post-harvest management
- Pest and disease control herbicides, pesticides, fungicides, organic methods
- Organic crop management rotation, fertility building, beneficial predators
- Nutrition and fertiliser inorganic and organic fertilisers, fertility building
OpenFields brings together authoritative agronomy information from universities, colleges and the industry.
A sample of Items held in the Arable and industrial crops category
- 1784: AgriChatUK - "GM: is the tide turning?" discussion 20/06/13
- 1232: Plant conservation for food security
- Is wildlife conservation compatible with arable farming? Evaluating the options for sustainable agriculture.
- The current status of soil and water management in England
- Soil sensors for nitrogen availability - AR0910
- The adoption of conservation tillage in the United Kingdom
- Simple salts: effective, safe and cheap disease control?
- 1958 "Big data" AgriChatUK 10th April 2014
- Managing uncropped land in order to enhance biodiversity benefits of the arable farmed landscape: The Farm4bio (Summary).
- First Periodic Report for FutureFarm (2008)
- Growth performance of broiler chickens fed diets containing shea nut (Vitellaria paradoxa, Gaertn.) meal fermented with Aspergillus niger
Subcategories within Arable and industrial crops
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The OpenFields Library is a free online library contains items of interest to practitioners and researchers in the agricultural and landbased industries.