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Determination of heavy metal contamination in the soil environment using ion-exchange membranes
An anion exchange resin membrane saturated with chelating agent (AEM-DTPA) was used to assess the bioavailability of four heavy metals, Cd, Cr Ni and Pb via direct in soil burial. Two soils with four contamination rates ...
PFRA 1993 Crop Residue Survey
Effect of seedbed packing on canola seedling emergence
Many agricultural cultivation equipment produce a stratified seedbed, i.e., made up of layers of soil having different bulk densities, porosities and structure. For example, tillage accomplished using a chisel followed by ...
Assessing nutrient availability variations in landscapes
A simple method was developed to assess the variability in nutrient availability in undulating landscapes using anion-exchange resin strip burial. Resin strips were buried in ten farm fields along transects at points in ...
Development of a laboratory protocol for evaluating canning quality in dry bean
Results of studies on the effect of canning variables on canning quality traits were used to develop a modified laboratory protocol for evaluating canning quality of navy, black and pinto beans. Calcium concentration was ...
CSAGPA Projects – NW Saskatchewan
The goal of the CSAGPA Farm-Based Program was to change the way agricultural - related resources are managed and to promote the adoption of environmentally friendly production practices. There were over 70 projects completed ...