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Evaluation of remote sensing approaches to monitor crop conditions under specific input levels and cropping diversity
This study was conducted as part of the Alternative Cropping Systems (ACS) study at Scott, Saskatchewan. The 18 year study was initiated in 1995 to evaluate the sustainability of nine arable crop production systems. The ...
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 ...
Alternative cropping systems alter residual weed community composition
Weed community composition was assessed in 1994 through 2000 in the Alternative Cropping System Project at Scott, SK. Weeds were counted during July after in-crop management practices had been used. The weed community was ...
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 ...