Fertilizer Use by Crop in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Land and Plant Nutrition Management Service
Land and Water Development Division

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2003

 
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Fertilizer use by crop in the
Democratic People' s Republic of Korea
First version, published by FAO, Rome, 2003

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ABSTRACT

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION

Food security in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Land and cropped areas
Soil fertility
Weather and irrigation
The agricultural recovery and environmental protection programme (AREP)

CHAPTER 2 THE FERTILIZER SITUATION

Fertilizer consumption
Fertilizer supplies

CHAPTER 3 ORGANIC NUTRIENT SOURCES

Manures and composts
Green manures
Bio-fertilizers

CHAPTER 4 CROPS

Wheat and barley
Rice
Maize
Varieties
Potato
Best agricultural practices

Rotations
Soil testing

CHAPTER 5 THE DOUBLE CROPPING PROGRAMME

Fertilizer requirements
Constraints
Efficiency
Prospects

CHAPTER 6 AID PROJECTS

UN consolidated Inter-Agency appeal
Project 1 - OSRO/DRK/001/SWE: support to the "agricultural production and diversification of the double-cropping in 2000; spring and main crops" programme
Project 2 - OSRO/DRK/005/NOR: support to the agricultural production of the double cropping programme in 2000/2001; winter crops. fertilizer supply
Project 3 - TCP/DRK/0065/E: FAO technical cooperation programme (TCP) for the 2000/01 cropping season of winter wheat/barley
Project 4 - OSRO/DRK/101/SWE: support to the agricultural production and diversification of the double-cropping programme in 2001; spring and main crops
Project 5 - OSRO/DRK/102/FIN: support for the agricultural production of the double-cropping programme, 2001; main and winter crops

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