Project info

Fertility Building Management Measures in Organic Cropping Systems – FertilCrop

Funding: CORE Organic Plus Funding Bodies, being partners of the FP7 ERA-Net project CORE Organic Plus.

Project coordinator: Dr. Andreas Fliessbach, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, Switzerland

Deputy coordinator: Dr. Jørgen Olesen, Department of Agroecology - Climate and Wate, Aarhus University, Tjele, Denmark

Duration: 2015–2017


Spade test: New FertilCrop brochure in French

Pictures from Peigne et al. 2016


A new publication about the spade test as developed by FertilCrop partner ISARA Lyon is now available in French. It was produced in collaboration with the FertilCrop project. It can be downloaded from Organic Eprints.

More information


Josephine Peigné, ISARA Lyon


Peigne, Joséphine; Gautronneau, Yvan; Vian, Jean François; Achard, Perrine; Chignier-Riboulon, Maxime; Ruffe, Lysiane and Vaskou, Claire (2016) Test Bêche. Guide d'ultilisation. ISARA Lyon