Developing fertilization strategies for organic garlic farming that combine green and farmyard manure, while taking their N and P supply dynamics and soil quality impacts into account

Christine Landry, researcher

Christine Landry

Researcher

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Description

Objective(s)

  • Develop an optimal fertilization strategy that incorporates both green and farmyard manures and that meets garlic crop requirements for phosphorus in the fall and for nitrogen and potassium the following spring.

From 2019 to 2023

Project duration

Market gardening

Activity areas

Fertilizer management, Organic farming

Services

This project will help determine the correct doses of fertilizer for growing organic garlic.

Partners

Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation | Cégep de Victoriaville | Club agroenvironnemental de l’Estrie | Le Petit Mas

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