Foulum, DK

The CropSys long-term field site located at Folumgaard Experimental Station in Central Jutland near Viborg, Denmark, was initiated in 1997.

Pedo-climatic zone:

  • Temperate oceanic
  • Sandy loam


Pea intercropped with spring barley

Winter oil seed rape (residual effect)

Intercrop configuration: mixed

Parameters that will be measured:

  • Crop yield (quantity and quality)
  • Nutrient balance of the grains
  • Soil physico-chemical properties
  • Microbial community composition
  • Biological nitrogen fixation by the legume using the isotope dilution method