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1987 …2019

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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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Research Output

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., 1 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Acta Horticulturae. (In-Press), p. (In-Press) 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The Garden Organic Members' Experiments Programme - celebrating 60 years of Citizen Science in Organic Horticulture

    Rayns, F., Lennartsson Turner, M. & Davies, G., Oct 2019, Garden Organic. 42 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Open Access
  • 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
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