Organic Farming - Crops, Fruits and Vegetables

$44.00
SKU: 2469

Principles of organic cropping plus extensive case studies for a range of enterprises such as soybeans, wheat, citrus, nuts, coffee, strawberries, tropical fruit, sheep, cattle, vegetables and many other examples. Published in 2008, this book is 98 A4 pages in full colour.

Table of Contents:

  • Organic crops:
  • Choosing a crop
  • Growing the crop
  • Pest and disease management
  • Weed management
  • Planning the organic orchard or crop
  • Marketing
  • Conclusion
  • Soybean: growing principles for all crops
  • Advantages of growing soybeans
  • Challenges of growing soybeans
  • The importance of humus
  • The package for crop nutrition
  • Monitor plant health
  • The seedbed
  • Crop establishment
  • Inoculation
  • Weed management
  • Water management
  • Pests
  • Diseases
  • Harvesting
  • Seed storage
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • 25 case studies including kiwi fruit, coffee, tea tree, garlic, grapes, blueberries, apples, strawberries and taro amongst others.
  • Appendix 1: Sources of biological control
  • Appendix 2: Soil biology assessment
  • Appendix 3: Useful contacts. 

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