Manejo de Suelos - Fertilización, Compostado, Nutrición vegetal

Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

Two-hundred years of tillage have taken their toll on America’s farm soils. The moldboard plow, extensive tillage, and other soil management practices have promoted wind and water erosion, costly nutrient losses from farm fields due to runoff and leaching, and a serious depletion of soil...
Keith R. Baldwin
CEFS NC State University

Raw Materials Used for Composting

Large amounts of agricultural by-products or livestock wastes are produced annually in Taiwan. Hogs excrete about 73 x 104 mt/year; chickens, 186 x 104 mt/year; and cattle, 30 x 104 mt/year. Annually, by-products from bagasse amount to 31 x 104 mt; straw, 31 x 104 mt; rice husk, 1.7 x 104 mt; bark...
Chong-Ho Wang
Yu-Wen Lin
Wei-Ten Huang
Li-Rong Chiu
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

Manual del cultivo de la cebolla: Labranzas de conducción cultural

Las labranzas que se realizan durante la conducción cultural deben ser efectuadas con la finalidad de: Favorecer el desarrollo del cultivo Mejorar la eficiencia del riego Contribuir al control de malezas La frecuencia de intervención con esas labores mecánicas deben...
Raúl del Monte
INTA Argentina

Biomass production, yield and chemical composition of peppermint essential oil using different organic fertilizer sources

  Mentha x piperita L. is an aromatic and medicinal species belonging to the family Lamiaceae that is popularly known as peppermint. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of organic fertilizer sources on the biomass production, yield and chemical composition of peppermint (Mentha...
Andressa Giovannini Costa
Suzan Kelly Vilela Bertolucci
Jorge Henrique Chagas
Elza Oliveira Ferraz
José Eduardo Brasil Pereira Pinto
Ciência e Agrotecnologia

Soil Quality Considerations for Organic Farmers

In our drive to meet the food and fiber needs of ever-increasing populations, we are taxing the resilience of the planet’s natural resources. This fevered quest to pursue ever-increasing crop yields has had devastating impacts: widespread soil erosion, atmospheric pollution, overgrazed...
Keith R. Baldwin
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Manual del Cultivo de la Cebolla: Fertilización y Riego

El sistema radical de la cebolla es poco extendido, de escasa profundidad y densidad y pobremente ramificado. Las raíces son muy sensibles al déficit de agua en el suelo y para poder elongarse necesitan que la humedad llegue  hasta la base del tallo (Jones, 1963). Los factores...
Victor M. Lipinski
INTA Argentina

Fertilización del Cultivo de Mandioca

Algunos productores de mandioca, que entregan su producto a mercados importantes, aplican fertilizantes a base de nitrógeno y fósforo, o nitrógeno solo, sin tener en cuenta las necesidades reales del cultivo y el suelo. La fertilización con nutrientes principales como...
Santiago A. Barbona
INTA Argentina

Compost Utilization for Erosion Control

What Is Compost? Composting is the controlled biological process of decomposition and recycling of organic material into a humus rich soil amendment known as compost. Mixed organic materials (Example: manure, yard trimmings, food waste, biosolids) must go through a controlled heat process before...
Mark Risse
Britt Faucette
University of Georgia

Increased Yields from Peppermint Crops through Improved Micro nutrient Nutrition (Stage 2)

  Peppermint yields in Southern Australia are highly variable and this is impacting on the long term viability of the industry. The average yield is approximately 50 kg / ha, despite attempts to improve management practice. Peppermint is also an important crop that provides the necessary...
Robert Menary
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, RIRDC Australia

Soil and Fertilizer Management for Vegetable Production in Florida

Best Management Practices (BMPs) are specific cultural practices aimed at reducing the load of a specific compound, while maintaining or increasing economical yields. They are tools available to vegetable growers to achieve the TMDLs. BMPs are intended to be educational, economically sound,...
G.D. Liu
E.H. Simonne
G.J. Hochmuth
University of Florida, IFAS Extension