Soil fertility in organic farming systems – fundamentally different?

  title={Soil fertility in organic farming systems – fundamentally different?},
  author={Elizabeth A. Stockdale and Mark Shepherd and S. Fortune and Steve P. Cuttle},
  journal={Soil Use and Management},
Abstract. Soil fertility is defined as the ability of a soil to provide the conditions required for plant growth. It is a result of the physical, chemical and biological processes that act together to provide nutrients, water, aeration and stability to the plant, as well as freedom from any substances that may inhibit growth. Within this definition, it is useful to distinguish between those components of fertility which change relatively slowly, perhaps over the course of a rotation, or in some… 

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