Organic crop management
The basis of organic crop production is a healthy, biologically active soil, with good organic matter reserves, that can supply nutrients for the production of grass, crops and vegetables. This involves providing the soil with materials that can be broken down by soil microorganisms to release crop nutrients. In practice this involves developing cropping, grazing and silage rotations that do not over-exploit soil nutrient reserves, plus the managed use of manures, thus maintaining soil fertility.
A sample of Items held in the Organic crop management category
- Growing Media
- Studying springtails to improve soil health
- 1737: AgriChatUK - "Decertification: has organic agriculture lost its appeal?" discussion 18/04/13
- Disease complexes involving plant parasitic nematodes and soil borne fungi
- 648: Organic farming
- Using plants to control potato cyst nematodes
- Organically fertilized onions (Allium cepa L.): effects of the fertilizer placement method on quercetin content and soil nitrogen dynamics.
- Nutrition for solitary bees and bumblebees: stewardship implications?
- 910:Organic farming markets
- Nutrient Management Planning: case studies (Profiting from nutrient planning)
There are currently no subcategories in the Organic crop management section.
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