No-Till Intensive Vegetable Culture : Pesticide-Free Methods for Restoring Soil and Growing Nutrient-Rich, High-Yielding Crops Paperback / softback
by Bryan O'Hara
A unique system for growing that vegetables delivers higher yields, higher quality, and higher profitability - completely free of herbicides or pesticidesWhether you're a high-yield producer, market gardener, No-Till Intensive Vegetable Culture is the go-to vegetable grower's manual for the twenty-first century.
In recent years, 'no-till farming' has grown in popularity due to its high-quality, high-yield, high-profit results.
Over many years, renowned organic grower Bryan O'Hara has perfected a special no-till technique that delivers vibrant, healthy, resilient plants which benefit from the inherent biological functions in the soil. In No-Till Intensive Vegetable Culture, O'Hara describes the methods he has developed, which are completely free of herbicides or other pesticides.
He asserts that a flexible, ecological methodology is as important for soil fertility as it is for his economic success.
This comprehensive manual delves into all facets of a dynamic growing system, including:No-till bed preparation techniquesSeeding and transplanting methodsIrrigationUse of fertilisers (including foliar feeds)Composting (preparation and application)Culture of indigenous microorganisms to support soil biologyPest and disease managementYear-round growingHarvest and storage techniques
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages, Full-color photographs and illustrations throughout
- Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 19/03/2020
- Category: Sustainable agriculture
- ISBN: 9781603588539