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  Module 3 - Theses on the themes of the first sub-module                                         Content

CROP ROTATION – SUFFICIENT FACTOR FOR SUSTAINABLE USE OF LAND. SUSTAINABLE USE OF LAND IN DIFFERENT FARM TYPES

Asparuh Dimov - Higher School “Agricultural college” – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

      The crop rotation – sufficient factor for sustainable land use

1.
A short retrospection of land use from the past to the now days.

2. Crop rotation, monoculture and sporadically alternation of the crops

      - Definition of crop rotation
      - Definition of monoculture
      - Sporadically alternation of crops
      - Experiments with crop rotation and monoculture
      - Practical conclusions for the sustainable agriculture

3. Advantages and disadvantages of the monoculture

4. Pain point of the crop rotations
      - Characteristics of the crop rotation
      - Rotation. Solving problems with simple and complex rotation.
      - Efficient application of the crop rotation by growing catch-crops
      Efficiency of the catch-crops in the sustainable agriculture and in the farms with ecological
      agriculture
      - Practical tasks for making a crop rotation; main principles.