Green Manure Fallow

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Green Manure Fallow

 

a fallow crop-rotation field covered during the first half of the summer with green-manure crops, which are then plowed into the soil as green fertilizer. Green manure fallow is a type of occupied fallow.

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