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1987 …2022
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Research Interests

Sustainable management of soil fertility, particularly concerning the use of green manure crops and the utilisation of waste materials in the form of soil amendments such as compost, anaerobic digestate and biochar for field applications and in growing media. I am also interested in intercropping, the use of heritage vegetable varieties (particularly legumes) and citizen science as a method for improving agricultural practice.

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vegetables Agriculture & Biology
organic production Agriculture & Biology
crops Agriculture & Biology
farming system Earth & Environmental Sciences
soil fertility Agriculture & Biology
biochar Agriculture & Biology
horticultural crops Agriculture & Biology
economics Agriculture & Biology

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Projects 2018 2022

Research Output 1987 2018

Organic-PLUS project: Pathways to phase-out contentious inputs from organic agriculture in Europe – Research overview and preliminary results

Schmutz, U., Rayns, F., Burbi, S., Evans, A., Zikeli, S., Oudshoorn, F., Katsoulas, N., Andrivon, D., De Marchi, M., Righi, F., Løes, A-K., Malińska, K., Grøn Sørensen, C. & Antón, A., Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
organic production
fertilizers
horticulture
peat
plastics

Phasing out contentious inputs in organic and non-organic horticulture – Organic-PLUS.

Schmutz, U., Rayns, F., Evans, A., Nikolaos Katsoulas, N., Løes, A-K., De Marchi, M. & Grøn Sørensen, C., 12 Aug 2018, (Submitted) In : Acta Horticulturae. (In-Press), p. (In-Press) 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

horticulture
peat
fertilizers
plastics
public speaking
Open Access
farmer
data capture
coproduction
development policy
stakeholder
Open Access
File
biochar
production technology
wheat
fertilizers
nutrient offtake