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Re: [fukuoka_farming] Green manure in Catalonia + Phyllocnistis citrella

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  • partha biswas,9830511359
    hi this is partha biswas from india. can anybody help me by sending me the e-mail id or postal address of masanobu fukuoka. ... Partha Biswas, National Park,
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 6, 2005
      hi this is partha biswas from india.
      can anybody help me by sending me the e-mail id or
      postal address of masanobu fukuoka.

      --- Gavin Venn <gavvenn@...> wrote:

      > Thanks Elsa,
      >
      > know much about growing pomegranate trees?
      >
      > Cheers
      > Gavin
      >
      > Elsa Santos <elsamagosa@...> wrote:
      > Hi Gavin,
      >
      > I'm next "door" to you, in Portugal, and I farm in
      > similar conditions - except I have a neutral, (more
      > on the acidic side) soil - I use a combination of
      > Comfrey and a local legume called "XĂ­xaro" that you
      > might find in Spain as well. The two combined do
      > wonders to the poorest of soils and they're
      > especially good combined in a time of severe
      > draught, like we are having in the Iberian
      > Peninsula.
      >
      > Also, I was wondering if anyone could suggest a
      > solution for dealing with
      > Phyllocnistis citrella and cochonilha Aonidiella,
      > not sure about the names in English... but we call
      > them "mining maggots" and "cotton buds" respectively
      > and they are destroying many citrus groves in the
      > South of Portugal. I've tried all organic and
      > biodynamic solutions I know but nothing seems to
      > work...
      >
      >
      >
      > Any suggestions?
      >
      > Cheers
      >
      > Elsa
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > gavvenn <gavvenn@...> wrote:
      >
      > Evening everyone,
      >
      > Does anyone have any experience of using green
      > manures in Spain? I'm
      > in Catalonia with sandy, chalky, limey soil. I've
      > heard Alfafa,
      > Hungarian Grazing Rye or Trefoil may work well. ANy
      > suggestions
      > appreciated.
      >
      > Best,
      > Gavin
      >
      >
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      Partha Biswas, National Park, PO-Naihati, Dt.-N.24 Pargs,743165,Ph.-9830511359





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