Soil biodiversity and disease suppression in relation to organic matter management

G.J. van Os, J. Bloem, H. van Reuler, J. van der Bent, W. van den Berg

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Abstract

In the Netherlands, flowerbulbs are grown on sandy soil with low soil organic matter content and fast SOM degradation. This soil is very conducive to soil borne diseases. Addition of organic matter may stimulate the soil microflora and enhance disease suppression
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventGlobal Soil Biodiversity Conference -
Duration: 2 Dec 20145 Dec 2014

Conference

ConferenceGlobal Soil Biodiversity Conference
Period2/12/145/12/14

Keywords

  • ornamental bulbs
  • ornamental crops
  • sandy soils
  • organic matter
  • plant protection
  • sustainable land use
  • fertilizer application
  • cultural control
  • organic fertilizers

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    van Os, G. J., Bloem, J., van Reuler, H., van der Bent, J., & van den Berg, W. (2014). Soil biodiversity and disease suppression in relation to organic matter management. Poster session presented at Global Soil Biodiversity Conference, .