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Cultivation Environment in Relation to Good Agricultural Practices in the Major Cultivation Area of Disocorea batatas
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 Title & Authors
Cultivation Environment in Relation to Good Agricultural Practices in the Major Cultivation Area of Disocorea batatas
Cho, Jae-Young;
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 Abstract
This study was carried out to investigate the quality of soil, irrigation water, and status of agrochemicals application in relation to good agriculture practices system in the major cultivation area of Disocorea batatas. The concentrations of heavy metals as Cd, Pb, Cu, and Zn in soils and irrigation waters were lower than those of standard level for Environmental Conservation Act of Soil and Water in Korea. The dominant weed have been appeared Digitaria sanguinalis and Portulaca oleraceamite. The dominant insect pests and plant pathogens have been appeared aphid and anthracnose. Average yearly application of pesticide was 2 to 4 times for herbicide and 4 to 6 times for plant pathogens and insect pests. In order to safety production of medicinal crops could be achieved by proper cultivation management such as minimum application of agro-chemicals, effective use of by-product fertilizer, and technology development of organic farming.
 Keywords
Disocorea batatas;good agricultural practices;medicinal crop safety;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
1.
안동지역 약용작물의 표고별 지표성분 분석,안희정;정구민;

한국약용작물학회지, 2014. vol.22. 2, pp.91-97 crossref(new window)
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