Organic and Biodynamic Management Effects on Soil Biology

@article{CarpenterBoggs2000OrganicAB,
  title={Organic and Biodynamic Management Effects on Soil Biology},
  author={L. A. Carpenter-Boggs and Ann C. Kennedy and John P. Reganold},
  journal={Soil Science Society of America Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={64},
  pages={1651-1659}
}
Biodynamic agriculture is a unique organic farming system that utilizes, in addition to the common tools of organic agriculture, specific fermented herbal preparations as compost additives and field sprays. The objective of this work was to determine whether biodynamic compost or field spray preparations affect the soil biological community in the short term, beyond the effects of organic management. Four fertilizer options: (i) composted dairy manure and bedding (organic fertilization), (ii… Expand

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