Sphagnum farming in Germany – a review of progress

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G. Gaudig; F. Fengler; M. Krebs; A. Prager; J. Schulz; S. Wichmann; H. Joosten;
  • Publisher: International Mire Conservation Group and International Peat Society
  • Journal: Mires and Peat (issn: 1819-754X)
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  • Subject: degraded bog | sustainable land use | Sphagnum biomass | growing media | Ecology | QH540-549.5

In ombrotrophic, nutrient-poor peatlands, the cultivation of peatmoss (Sphagnum spp.) is a promising paludiculture option. Since 2001 we have been studying peatmoss cultivation (‘Sphagnum farming’) in greenhouse and field experiments, paying special attention to propagat... View more
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