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Institute for agricultural and fisheries research


inagro, onderzoek & advies in land- en tuinbouw

pcg, proefcentrum Kruishoutem

PCS, proefcentrum voor sierteelt

Proefstation voor de Groenteteelt


Vlaamse Landmaatschappij

Conference themes

The conference will cover the following themes:

  • Nutrient legislation in horticulture 
  • Nitrogen dynamics in relation to soil quality
  • Nitrogen mineralization from soil organic matter in horticultural fields
  • Good agricultural practices for vegetable crop residues
  • Conflict between improving soil organic matter and legislative requirements, e.g. the nitrate directive
  • Phosphorus, horticulture and the environment
  • Conflicts between crop quality and legislative requirements
  • Nutrient use efficiency and fertilization advices
  • Catch crops and crop rotation alternatives in intensive horticultural production
  • Innovative cultivation and fertilization techniques in horticulture
  • Recirculation of nutrients in greenhouse horticulture

The programme (pdf) can be downloaded.

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