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Ukraine: Kiev region

Location

The study area is located in the Forest-Steppe zone, in the Central part of Ukraine.

Climate

The climate is temperate-continental. The annual precipitation is 550-580 mm. Average temperature is 7,7°C.

Environmental and agronomical characteristics

Large parts of ecosystems in case study region are maintained predominantly by extensive agriculture. Agriculture occupies around 64% of the land, and consists mainly of cereals (Wheat, barley, maize), sunflowers and sugar beets prodution. Most of the farms are with stock-breeding (cattle, pigs). Woodland comprises about 20% and nature protection areas about 3% of the total area.

Organic mixed, low-input and intensive farming

The study area is located in the Forest-Steppe zone, in the Central part of Ukraine. The climate is temperate-continental. The annual precipitation is 550-580 mm. Large parts of ecosystems in case study region are maintained predominantly by extensive agriculture. Agriculture occupies around 64% of the land, and consists mainly of cereals (wheat, barley, maize), sunflowers and sugar beets production. Most of the farms are with stock-breeding (cattle, pigs).

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Case study contact

Tetyana Dyman

Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University
Ukraine

Ukraine