Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Reduced tillage in permanent bed vegetable production

Reducing tillage in vegetable production can reduce input costs and is “softer” on the soil allowing biological process to build a more stable soil structure suitable for crop growth. Both the environmental and economic sustainability of the vegetable industry is …

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Mulching and compost in apple and cherry orchards

This trial investigated the effects of compost, wheat straw mulch and lucerne straw mulch on the productivity, soil health and greenhouse gas emissions of apple and cherry orchards in New South Wales. A factsheet on managing nitrous oxide emissions in apple …

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