Undergrowth of late summer sowings at the tree strip

J.R. Bloksma, Pieter Jans Jansonius. 2002. Undergrowth of late summer sowings at the tree strip. 10th International Conference on org. Fruit growing and viticulture. , Weinsberg, Germany . February 2002.
Pagina's / pages: 2
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Taal/language: Engels
Abstract / summary in English:

The tree strip strategy of a ‘late summer cover crop’ is evaluated regarding a number of aims: soil improvement, frost control, weed control, growth regulation and regulation of nitrogen availability. The strategy of late summer cover crops is especially compatible with young orchards with good mechanisation. Most suitable plant species for late summer sowings are fodder radish (Raphanus sativus v. olieferus, ± 3 g. seed/m2 ), turnip (Brassica rapa v. rapa; ± 3 g.seed/m2), Phacelia (Phacelia tenacetifolia; ± 1 g). Risks of undergrowth are: mice, growth reduction, regrowth, grassing, but can be overcome by management. Choice for winter cover or clean strip depends on mice pressure.

Keywords in English: Tree strip, cover crop, weed control, nitrogen availability, Raphanus sativus v. olieferus, Brassica rapa v. rapa, Phacelia.
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