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Lupins

Basic information on Lupins as a crop - as grown at the CALU demonstration plots.

Year of Publication2006

Lupins - are grown as a protein rich animal feed. They are nitrogen fixing and so can help to improve soil fertility. Notes are included on: - Establishment; - Nutrient requirements; - Weeds, diseases and pests; - Yield; - Harvesting date and method; - Uses; - Processing.

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novel crop
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A development centre for horticulture, biomass, novel crops, farm woodlands and novel livestock in Wales.

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