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Alternate crops in dry environments
Management for optimum yield of open pollinated and hybrid canola
Newer open pollinated (O.P.) and hybrid canola varieties provide higher yield potential but the management strategies necessary to achieve optimum yield are not well understood. To better understand the levels of inputs ...
Annual crop rooting depth: what do we really know?
The Scott alternative cropping systems study: background and treatment structure
Over the past 20 years grain crop production on the Canadian prairies has experienced the adoption of minimum tillage practises and extended cropping rotations that incorporate an ever increasing diversity of crops. This ...
Nitrogen response and nitrogen use efficiency of high yielding canola cultivars
Several new canola varieties have much higher yield potential than those grown in the past. For example, the yield potential of highest yielding varieties listed in the Varieties of Grain Crops booklet for 2001, published ...
Cropping diversity and input use affect weed competition
Of the various pests affecting crop growth weeds are among the most visible and potentially the most damaging. Changing markets, higher input costs and technological change are having a profound impact on weed management ...