933307 Crop production systems in organic agriculture

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Rinner, Regina , Wohlmuth, Marie-Luise , Gollner, Gabriele
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Investigation and development of cropping systems with balance and planning instruments:

- nutrient balances (field, farmyard, stable balance)
- nutrient planning
- organic manure planning
- humus balance

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Qualification for the system approach of organic farming land use systems:
- understanding of crop rotation interactions with soil, weeds and pests
- understanding of the soil tillage interactions with crop rotations, plant nutrition / fertilizer and nutrient / humus balances
- understanding of nutrient and carbon cycles between field and stable (fodder budget)
- interpretation of development of main crops / inter crops / mixed crops in the field
- introduction to evaluation methods in the field
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