Green manures are fast growing plants that are grown to cover bare soil.  They suppress weeds, protect soil from erosion and add structure.  The table below provides links to existing practical information on the use of green manures in agriculture.

 Title Language Country Format  Description  Link
Sort Out Your Soil: a practical guide to Green Manures EN UK Guidance document Guide to green manure management and species details https://www.cotswoldseeds.com/files/cotswoldseeds/Cotswold_Green_Manures_final.pdf
Green Manures EN UK Website Royal Horitcultural Society webpage providing cultivating and selecting advice.

 https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=373

GREATsoils Videos/Webinars

 

EN UK Video AHDB website providing information in the form of videos including some featuring green manures.  https://horticulture.ahdb.org.uk/greatsoils-videoswebinars

Green Manures - species selection

EN UK Fact sheet Horticulture Development Company factsheet on types of green manures. http://www.organicresearchcentre.com/manage/authincludes/article_uploads/iota/technical-leaflets/green-manures-species-selection.pdf

Green manures - effects on soil nutrient management and soil physical and biological properties

EN UK Fact sheet Horticulture Development Company factsheet on effects of green manures on soils. http://www.organicresearchcentre.com/manage/authincludes/article_uploads/iota/technical-leaflets/green-manures-effects-on-soil-nutrient-management-and-soil-physical-and-biological-properties.pdf

 

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