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Using Cover Crops in Organic Agriculture

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Using Cover Crops in Organic Agriculture

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Cover crops have an important role in the success of organic production systems. Cover crops are used to supply fresh organic matter to soils, improve soil structure, cycle nutrients, protect soil from erosion and as a tool to manage weeds and other pests. Choise and management of cover crops depend on which benefits are the most important within the cropping system. Cover crops are legumes, cereals or an appropriate mixture. Recently, studies by universities and private researchers have ...

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Elmas Özeker Mine Ulutürk




organic agricultural systems, cover crop, plant biomass, legumes, cereals

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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