Description of long-term field experiments in Europe. Climatic zone: Atlantic

Nr.   Name Started  Farming Information  Soil Quality
Monitoring
Main target
    Spain
 10 Soil mgt in citrus  2012

Farming system: Perennial (irrigated)
Main crops: Citrus
Productivity level: medium/high
Management: Tillage; Fertilisation; Mulching; Organic matter content

Physical,
Chemical,
Biological

Keep soil quality
11 Intensive tillage  2003

Farming system: arable (dry farming)
Main crops: cereal
Productivity level: low
Management: Tillage;

Physical,
Chemical,
Biological

reduction soil erosion
12 Mulching  2003

Farming system: arable (dry farming)
Main crops: cereal
Productivity level: low
Management: Mulching

Physical,
Chemical,
Biological

reduction soil erosion
 13 Oats- Ploughing  2003

Farming system: arable (dry farming)
Main crops: cereal
Productivity level: low
Management: Tillage; Rotation 

Physical,
Chemical,
Biological

reduction soil erosion
    Slovenia     
 14 Tillorg  1999

Farming system: arable (conventional)
Main crops: cereals; w. rape; alfalfa; sunflower
Productivity level: low-high
Management: Tillage; 

Physical,
Chemical, Biological

enhanced soil life
 15 TRAVISTOR  2011

Farming system: grassland
Main crops: Permanent grassland (semi-natural)
Productivity level: low-high
Management: Fertilisation; Cutting intensity

Biological,
Chemical

ecosystem sevices
    Greece
 16 Soil erosion  2008

Farming system: arable land
Main crops: Olive groves
Productivity level: high
Management: Tillage

Physical

productivity

Project partners can apply for registration by sending an email to: harm.gooren@wur.nl or klaas.oostindie@wur.nl

This project has received funding from:

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the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for research & innovation under grant agreement no 63570


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Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. Contract: 15.0170-1