Diversified rotations in protected vegetable production systems

Claire Lesur-Dumoulin, Ambre Sorgato, Pauline Ibgui, Amélie Lefèvre
2021 Zenodo  
Problem In protected vegetable systems of the Mediterranean area, rotations are based on a limited number of species and botanical families. In the long term, this favours the development of soil pests and diseases. Solution In order to diversify rotations, a workshop brought together DiverIMPACTS case study 25 (CS25) participants including farmers, technicians, marketers and scientists, to highlight the importance of: including summer crops of variable cycle length in order to allow the
more » ... ntation of soil solarisation (thermal soil disinfection based on solar energy) including green manures at different times of the year choosing species that allow cycle shifts to desynchronize pest cycles but also that take advantage of market opportunities.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5798662 fatcat:q7uf3npajbbr7dsgqgga4mljtu