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Optimizing nitrogen rates in Camelina sativa
Camelina is a new oilseed crop to western Canada with potential applications in cosmetics, human nutrition, and biofuel. Nitrogen recommendations for camelina production in Western Canada aren’t available. Field studies ...
Long-term straw management and N fertilizer rate effects on crop yield, N uptake and N balance sheet in a Gray Luvisol
A field experiment with barley monoculture (1983-1996), and wheat/barley-canola-triticale-pea rotation (1997-2009) was conducted on a Gray Luvisol [Typic Haplocryalf] loam soil at Breton, Alberta, to assess the influence ...
Forage yield of unfertilized perennial crops in simple and complex mixtures under two management strategies in northeastern Saskatchewan
A field experiment was sown on May 27, 2008 at Melfort, Saskatchewan (52O44’N 104O47’W) on a thick Black Chernozem (Udic Boroll) silty clay soil to compare the effects of perennial forage crop monocultures and mixtures on ...
Improving organic C and N in a sulphur-deficient soil with S fertilization
A field experiment was conducted over nine years (1999 to 2007 growing seasons) in northeastern Saskatchewan on a S-deficient Gray Luvisol (Typic Haplocryalf) soil to determine the relative effectiveness of N alone versus ...