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Identification of crop rotations including nitrogen catch crops which can decrease nitrogen losses in German field vegetable production systems

Nett,L.; Feller,C.; Fink,M.

Acta Horticulturae 852: 239-246

2010


ISSN/ISBN: 0567-7572
Accession: 035074617

Nitrogen (N) use efficiency in field vegetable production systems has to be increased in order to avoid negative environmental impacts, meet legal regulations and guarantee the farmers' competitiveness. The use of catch crops has been shown to have a great potential in reducing N losses by retaining N in the plant-soil system.

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