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Relationship between soil texture and soil organic carbon at small field scale
The capacity of a soil to store organic carbon is related to its particle size distribution, or soil texture, mainly because the capacity of clay particles to stabilize organic materials. A study of the relationship of ...
The long-term agronomic and economic effects of crop rotations in western Canada
Agriculture Canada Research Stations in western Canada have conducted more than 68 long-term crop rotation experiments since the early 1900's; twenty of these are still ongoing. A committee of scientists, representing all ...
Economics of crop diversification opportunities for the Brown and Dark Brown Soil Zones of Saskatchewan
Producers, particularly in the Brown and drier parts of the Dark Brown soil zones, have begun to extend and diversify their crop rotations, becoming less reliant on summerfallow and monoculture cereal cropping. The areas ...
Rotations of wheat, barley, canola, and hay on a Dark Brown soil in west central Saskatchewan
In a long term study, yield of wheat or canola on summerfallow was influenced very little by rotation. On the other hand, yield of wheat or barley grown on stubble was affected by rotation. Yield of wheat on canola stubble ...