By R. BOERINGA (Eds.)
Substitute agriculture and guy; historical past, realisation and association of the record; the level of different agriculture; evaluation of the categorical ideologies on wich the choice tools of agriculture are established; Cultivation equipment; Animal husbrandry; illnesses, pests and weeds; Kilogram yields; the standard of goods cultivated by means of substitute equipment; harm to the surroundings as a results of alternative and conservational agricultural equipment; evaluate; Conclusiones and recommendatios for reasearch; Cultivation methods. Read more...
summary: substitute agriculture and guy; historical past, realisation and association of the file; the level of other agriculture; evaluation of the explicit ideologies on wich the choice tools of agriculture are established; Cultivation equipment; Animal husbrandry; ailments, pests and weeds; Kilogram yields; the standard of goods cultivated through substitute equipment; harm to the surroundings as a outcomes of different and conservational agricultural tools; evaluate; Conclusiones and recommendatios for reasearch; Cultivation tools
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Annual investigation of the amount of nitrogen (as well as that of the other nutrient elements) in the soil is compulsory. The nitrogen fertilising itself takes the form of the so-called "split application", mainly in organic form. The emphasis is on easily managed products available on 25 the market such as blood- and bone-meal, dried chicken manure and so forth. The use of a number of chemical aids is permitted in controlling diseases, pests and weeds. The working party is of the opinion that the use of these aids in support of cultivation methods which increase the natural resistance of the crop is unavoidable on modern, intensive, large-scale farm enterprises.
The contents are solely the responsibility of the respective authors, not of the Committee for Research into Biological Methods of Agriculture. The remaining forms of agriculture which are only practiced abroad are dealt with briefly. In the following discussion only a few important aspects of alternative methods which could be evaluated from a natural scientific point of view are dealt with. A good deal of attention has been paid to the biological transmutations of Lemaire-Boucher agriculture, the vita radiation of macrobiotic agriculture and the cycles of lactic-acid forming bacteria and nucleoproteins of organic-biological agriculture because consideration of these was within the terms of reference of the Committee.
Some vegetables and potatoes are also grown on a limited scale. The Working Party was inaugurated in 1962 at Paderborn (West Germany). Its aim is the promotion of a change of consciousness regarding the care of the soil and crops in order to produce agricultural products with a high "biological value". 24 By means of the sale of such products with the ÄNOG trademark, on the one hand the consumer is guaranteed a product with a high "inner quality", and on the other it is hoped to obtain for producers associated with the Working Party a better position in the market.