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EBIO-Network – a new knowledge platform on functional agrobiodiversity in European Orchards

2017.03.22 | Agriculture and food

The project EcoOrchard aims to collect existing knowledge and to generate new knowledge on how to successfully maintain or promote Functional Agrobiodiversity (FAB) in orchards. Therefore, it has established the knowledge portal EBIO-Network. The portal connects European fruit growers with stakeholders from research, advisory services and other…

Sonchus arvensis is effectively suppressed by regular mowing in perennial crops (Photo: Jukka Salonen)

Perennial crops and cover crops are important components for weed management

2017.03.16 | Agriculture and food

Diversification of crop rotations is important for disrupting the life cycles of detrimental weeds. Perennial and N-fixating crops suitable for mowing can deplete the weed seed bank and hamper the proliferation of some perennial weeds. Cover crops suppress post-harvest weed growth and retain nutrients in the root zone.

Else Bünemann, senior scientist at the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), introduces the relevance of phosphorus (P) for agriculture and especially of P recycling in organic agriculture.

Video tutorial: Phosphorus recycling for organic agriculture

2017.03.01 | Agriculture and food

The CORE Organic II project Improve-P recently ended. Else Bünemann, Astrid Oberson and Kurt Möller from the Improve-P team summarized the project outcomes in a 30-minute video tutorial with the following eight chapters: Introduction, inventory of available technologies, P availability, risk assessment, life cycle assessment, regulations,…

 

 

 

 

 

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