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Part 5: Operations in Conservation Agriculture systems

Series 'Conservation Agriculture'

Crop and cover crop residues have to be managed properly in order to fulfil their functions. Direct seeding without soil cover can be worse than ploughing, as it favours soil compaction, poor plant nutrition and weed proliferation. As residue management in Conservation Agriculture is completely different from in tillage-based systems, farmers planning to adopt the technology must undergo a change in mentality.

Study by Professor G. Basch et al.

Chapter 15, „Experiences with CA in Europe“ от книгата Conservation Agriculture

Authors: G. Basch, T. Friedrich, A. Kassam and E. Gonzalez-Sanchez
Editors: Farooq Muhammad, Siddique Kadambot
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, 2015 

Translated and adapted version in Bulgarian