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Dynamics of carbon dioxide evolution from decomposing wheat straw
Increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere is a concern because of the potential for global warming. Carbon exchange between soil and the atmosphere has an important role in the global C cycle, but partitioning soil ...
A bioenergy success story: the energy savings implications of the increase in legumes in rotations since 1990
The energy savings achieved by the increase in field peas and lentil production in western Canada between 1990 and 1995 were calculated to be 4.46 PJ (petajoules) per year, equivalent to 1.7 % of the total energy costs of ...
Effect of tillage on selected soil biochemical characteristics in a coarse- and medium-textured soil in southwestern Saskatchewan
Characterization of soil organic matter is valuable for identifying the overall quality of soils. Crop management will influence soil quality. Some changes may become apparent more quickly than others and may depend upon ...
Managing an annual legume green manure crop for fallow replacement in southwestern Saskatchewan
Some scientists have suggested that in the Brown soil zone an annual legume green manure crop (GM) could be used as a partial-fallow replacement to protect the soil against erosion and increase its N fertility, particularly ...