INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE TECHNIQUES OF PLANTING CHERRY ORCHARDS IN MEHEDINTI AREA. PUBLISHEDȘtefana ZOICAN (BAICU) 1, Olimpia-Alina IORDĂNESCU1, R. PAȘCALĂU1 1 University of Life Sciences “ King Mihai I “ from Timișoara, Romania email@example.com
In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on sustainable and innovative techniques for planting cherry orchards. These techniques aim to improve the efficiency and productivity of the orchard while minimizing the environmental impact. New environmentally friendly fruit production systems are being developed. Some of the most popular sustainable techniques include trellising, integrated pest management, drip irrigation, companion planting, using disease-resistant variety and organic farming. Trellising allows for easier access to the trees for pruning and harvesting, while integrated pest management uses a combination of natural and chemical methods to control pests and diseases. Drip irrigation delivers water and nutrients directly to the roots of the trees, reducing water usage and promoting efficient nutrient uptake. Companion planting involves planting other crops or plants alongside the cherry trees that can provide benefits such as pest control, soil improvement, and improved pollination. Using disease-resistant cherry varieties can help to minimize the use of fungicides and other chemical inputs. Organic farming is another sustainable and innovative approach, which involves the use of natural inputs and methods to grow and maintain the orchard without synthetic chemicals. These techniques are becoming more popular as farmers and growers aim to produce high-quality cherries while also protecting the environment.
cherry, plantation, orchards, sustainable, innovation