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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.

  • 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.

Title          Organic farming - crops, fruit and vegetables       
Author(s)                   
Pages          98         
ISBN                   
Catalogue number          B165         
Year of publish          2005         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $34.00AUD (inc GST)


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