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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Nutrient management on dairy operations has become more complex as society demands more attention be placed on environmental stewardship. Although nutrient management has traditionally focused on an individual field basis, there is a need for dairy operations to focus on nutrients at a whole-farm...

Author(s)
Harrison, J. H.; Nennich, T. D.; White, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 020, pp 12 pp.

On organic farms, nutrients are applied in organic or sparingly soluble inorganic form, with plants receiving the nutrients they require indirectly through the action of soil microbes. This review examines the implications of exclusive use of organic fertilizers for the sustainability of farming...

Author(s)
Kirchmann, H.; Ryan, M. H.; Bergström, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 076, pp 12 pp.

Black pepper is cultivated in a wide range of soils with varying pH and fertility. Ideal condition requires a friable soil rich in humus and essential plant nutrients, with good drainage. Among the nutrients consumed by black pepper, N uptake is the highest followed by K and Ca and the magnitude of ...

Author(s)
Srinivasan, V.; Dinesh, R.; Hamza, S.; Parthasarathy, V. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 062, pp 14 pp.