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catch crop

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(Agriculture) a quick-growing crop planted between two regular crops grown in consecutive seasons, or between two rows of regular crops in the same season
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Noun1.catch crop - a crop that grows quickly (e.g. lettuce) and can be planted between two regular crops grown in successive seasons or between two rows of crops in the same season
crop - a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
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To calculate net mineralisation in autumn and winter after the spring barley harvest, we assumed that 49% of the mineralised N was recovered in the tops of the catch crop.
Engine performance: 330 kW; Tank capacity: 800 liters;- Quick coupling for attachment;- AVP-spreader to catch crop sowing;- Rotary Lobe Pump (suction power: at least 9000 l / min.
Legumes as a catch crop can reduce K and nitrate leaching (Askegaard and Eriksen, 2008) and act not only as a [N.
Lettuce is often grown between rows of slowing-growing vegetables or as a catch crop, using ground before or after another crop - and for that reason is ideally suited to small gardens.
The best catch crop is the radish, which can be harvested within a month.
Nitrogen-rich, readily mineralising biomass of all catch crop species (with straw removed from the soil) incorporated into the soil markedly increased (0.
If you have to deal with a situation where you feel a flush of nutrients (large amounts of fresh green material or manures incorporated into the soil) creates the danger of leaching and potential nutrient loss, plant a "catch crop" (rye planted as an over-winter crop is a good example) that aggressively "scavenges" or "sops up" excess nutrients, preventing their loss from the soil and retaining them for future availability when the catch crop itself dies.
2Clear away early crops such as potatoes, peas and broad beans and make catch crop sowings of beetroot, lettuce and short horn carrots.
As green manure crops grown as a cover or catch crop which results in utilization of excess fertilizer and minimize loss by leaching
We keep the stores on grass, but we also do a catch crop of stubble turnips on ground that's going to be maize the following year.
Decision C(2007)6654) grants the Flemish Region the authorisation to spread breeding effluents up to a limit of 250 kg of nitrogen per hectare per year on pieces of land used as meadows or planted with corn with grass seeds before or after harvest, and up to a limit of 200 kg of nitrogen/ha/year on pieces of land planted with wheat in the winter followed by a catch crop and a beet crop.