0 Tunwath Farm: an experiment in nitrogen self-sufficiency

Research on Tunwath Farm reported in scientific papers

Patriquin, D.G., D. Burton and N. Hill. 1981. Strategies for achieving self sufficiency in nitrogen on a mixed farm in eastern Canada based on use of the faba bean. In: J.M. Lyons et al., (Eds) Genetic Engineering for Nitrogen Fixation and Conservation of Recently Fixed Nitrogen. Plenum Publ. Corp., New York, pp 651-671. Available on DalSpace

Patriquin, D.G. and D. Burton. 1982. Faba bean: an alternative to soybean in Nova Scotia, Canada. In: S.B. Hill and P. Ott, (Eds), Basic Techniques in Ecological Farming. Borkhauser Verlag: Basel, Boston, Stuttgart. pp 98-107. Available on DalSpace

Patriquin, D.G. 1986. Biological husbandry and the nitrogen problem. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture. 3: 167-189.

Patriquin, D.G., N.M. Hill, D. Baines, M. Bishop and G. Allen. 1986. Observations on a mixed farm during the transition to biological husbandry. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 4: 69-154. Available on DalSpace

Patriquin, D.G. 1988. Weed control in organic farming systems. In: M.A. Altieri and M. Liebman (Eds) Weed Management in Agroecosystems: Ecological Approaches. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, pp 304-317.

Patriquin, D.G., D. Baines, J. Lewis and A. Macdougall. 1988. Aphid infestation of fababeans on an organic farm in relation to weeds, intercrops and added nitrogen. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 20: 279-288.

Hill, N.M., D.G. Patriquin and S.P. Vander Kloet. 1989. Weed seed bank and vegetation at the beginning and end of the first cycle of a 4- course crop rotation with minimal weed control. Journal of Applied Ecology 26: 233-246.

Patriquin, D.G., D. Baines and A. Abboud 1995. Soil fertility effects on pests and diseases. In: Soil Management in Sustainable Agriculture, edited by H.F. Cook and H.C. Lee, Wye College Press, Wye (UK), pp. 161-174.

Articles in farm magazines

Patriquin, David, 1988. The ecology of transition. COGnition October 1988, pp8-13 PDF

Patriquin, David. 2003. Nutrient management BC Organic Grower, Summer 2003 PDF

Patriquin, David. 2003. Building healthy soil from air and organic matter. EcoFarm & Garden Winter 2003, pp 24-28. PDF

Patriquin, David. 2003. Managing soils for effective pest control EcoFarm & Garden: Spring 2003 PDF