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Nutri@ÖkoGemüse – Nutrient management in organic vegetable production based on new fertilization strategies and decision support systems

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01.03.2019 - 31.01.2022

Due to a high nutrient requirement, the importance of external nutrients and their cycles is significantly greater in livestock-free organic field vegetable production than in arable farms with animal husbandry. .

 

Cooperation Partners

NAME
Location
Country
Landwirtschaftliches Technologiezent-rum Augustenberg (LTZ)
Rheinstetten-Forchheim
Germany
Lehrstuhl für Ökologischen Landbau und Pflanzenbausysteme, Technische Universität München (TUM)
Freising
Germany
Staatliche Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt für Gartenbau (LVG)
Heidelberg
Germany
Landesforschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Fischerei MV (LFA)
Gülzow-Prüzen
Germany
Landwirtschaftskammer Nordrhein-Westfalen (LWK NRW)
Münster
Germany
Dienstleistungszentrum Ländlicher Raum Rheinpfalz (DLR)
Schifferstadt
Germany
Zentrum für Ökologischen Landbau (309), Universität Hohenheim (UHOH)
Stuttgart
Germany
Bayerische Landesanstalt für Weinbau und Gartenbau (LWG)
Bamberg
Germany
Taifun Tofu GmbH (Taifun)
Freiburg
Germany
Bodengesundheitsdienst GmbH (BGD-BAD)
Ochsenfurt
Germany

In order to minimize nutrient losses and compensate for nutrient imbalances, within the framework of “Nutri@ÖkoGemüse” nutrient management strategies are to be developed which aim to achieve more targeted and balanced fertilization in intensive organic vegetable cultivation systems. An essential instrument for improving nutrient efficiency is the introduction and improvement of computer-aided programs in practice (e.g. N-Expert, NDICEA). The implementation of EDP-supported systems and digital applications should enable balanced and efficient fertilization management on farms for vegetable growing practice. These software tools should on the one hand support farmers in estimating the course and level of N mineralization and the course of N uptake of crops. On the other hand, compensated balances for N, P, K and S should be considered.

Vegetable-growing advice and practice will be given an instrument that will help to achieve appropriate and balanced fertilization that takes into account not only nitrogen, but also other macronutrients

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