Hairy Vetch – an excellent green manure for dry conditions
- 1 year ago
Hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) produces a huge biomass also under dry conditions and is therefore an ideal green manure for Mediterranean cropping systems. However, the incorporation of this green manure into the soil is challenging.
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