Cover Crops and No-Tillage in an Olive Grove (Andalusia, Spain)

General
National Id: 
Spain_04
Site name: 
"La Conchuela"; commercial olive orchard, 10 km west of Córdoba, Andalusia, south-western Spain.
Summary: 
Cover Crops and No-Tillage in an Olive Grove (Andalusia, Spain). "La Conchuela" is commercial olive orchard (Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain) in which alternative soil management practices (no-tillage and green cover) to reduce soil erosion and runoff have been studied during 7 years. This case study shows how the use of a cover crop can be a simple, feasible soil and water conservation practice in olive groves on rolling lands in the region.
NUTS Code: 
Andalucía
RBD code: 
ES060
Transboundary: 
0
Data provider: 
Fernanda Milans (IMDEA Water) in close cooperation with José Alfonso Gómez (IAS-CSIC) whose valuable contribution is acknowledged and very much appreciated.
NWRM(s) implemented in the case study: 
Longitude: 
-4.8980556
Latitude: 
37.815
Last updated: 13 Jan 2015 | Top