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Re: No till - No yield

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  • gunther1753
    ... i m sure you might have tried growing Quinoa. i ve read, it can handle heavy clay and even draught. regards guenther
    Message 1 of 54 , Apr 14, 2009
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      --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "diebrand" <diebrand@...> wrote:
      >Hi Dieter
      i'm sure you might have tried growing Quinoa. i've read, it can handle heavy clay and even draught.
      regards guenther
      > Guenther,
      >
      > We have cork oaks on most of our land. Cork oaks can grow on very dry clay soil without a drop of water during the summer. No other food crop can survive under these conditions. Therefore it is usually not possible to grow food crops under cork oaks. Pastures with cork oaks can be used for grazing goats, sheep and pigs during at least part of the year.
      >
      > Dieter Brand
      > Portugal
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      > --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "gunther1753" <gunther.jerabek@> wrote:
      > >
      > > --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, Dieter Brand <diebrand@> wrote:
      > > >Hi Dieter
      > > i remember a doku-film about cork-oak plantations in portugal. apparently this is a beautiful eco system for wildlife and plants. i wonder if NF could be practised in between those trees as in a forest garden. maybe reforestation would be the best option in dry areas as yours. have you any info on that?
      > > regards guenther
      >
    • gunther1753
      ... i m sure you might have tried growing Quinoa. i ve read, it can handle heavy clay and even draught. regards guenther
      Message 54 of 54 , Apr 14, 2009
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        --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "diebrand" <diebrand@...> wrote:
        >Hi Dieter
        i'm sure you might have tried growing Quinoa. i've read, it can handle heavy clay and even draught.
        regards guenther
        > Guenther,
        >
        > We have cork oaks on most of our land. Cork oaks can grow on very dry clay soil without a drop of water during the summer. No other food crop can survive under these conditions. Therefore it is usually not possible to grow food crops under cork oaks. Pastures with cork oaks can be used for grazing goats, sheep and pigs during at least part of the year.
        >
        > Dieter Brand
        > Portugal
        >
        >
        >
        > --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "gunther1753" <gunther.jerabek@> wrote:
        > >
        > > --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, Dieter Brand <diebrand@> wrote:
        > > >Hi Dieter
        > > i remember a doku-film about cork-oak plantations in portugal. apparently this is a beautiful eco system for wildlife and plants. i wonder if NF could be practised in between those trees as in a forest garden. maybe reforestation would be the best option in dry areas as yours. have you any info on that?
        > > regards guenther
        >
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