Keeping the soil coated is a basic principle of CA. Crop residues are left at the soil floor, but quilt crops is also wanted if the space is too lengthy between harvesting one crop and establishing the following. Cover plants reinforce the stability of the CA gadget, not simplest on […]
Minimum mechanical soil disturbance (i.e. no tillage) through direct seed and/or fertilizer placement. Permanent soil organic cover (at least 30 percent) with crop residues and/or cover crops. Species diversification through varied crop sequences and associations involving at least three different crops.