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Yield trends of wheat – impact of fertilization and legume
A long-term (34-yr) crop rotation experiment being conducted at Indian Head, Saskatchewan, on a thin Black Chernozem with heavy clay texture, was used to assess the influence of fertilizer (N and P), sweetclover green ...
Economics of integrated crop management systems in the Dark Brown Soil Zone
Low commodity prices, rising input costs, and increasing concerns about environmental degradation are encouraging producers in western Canada to consider alternative soil tillage and weed management methods that conserve ...
A model of dryland cereal and oilseed production
The interaction of crop rotations and soil quality: an economic analysis
A model is briefly described that integrates an environmental component that simulates crop yields and changes in soil quality and an economic component that calculates rotation scale costs and revenues based on yield and ...
Rhizobium inoculant formulation and placement in lentil and chickpea in the semiarid Canadian prairies
Lentil and chickpea are the major pulse crops grown in western Canada, but little is known about the responses of these annual legumes to rhizobium inoculant formulation, placement, and their interaction to fertilizers ...
Spring wheat rotations in north-central Saskatchewan
Effects of rotation length, crop sequence, and fertilization on yields and economic performance of 10 spring wheat-based rotations are examined over a 27-year period (1960-86) on an Orthic Black Chernozem at Melfort, ...