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Hog and cattle manure additions in the Black Soil Zone of Saskatchewan: agronomic considerations
Experiments were conducted in 1997 at two sites (Burr and Dixon) in the Black soil zone, east - central Saskatchewan, to examine the effects of different rates and methods of application of swine and cattle manure applied ...
Effect of hog manure on soil phosphorus forms
Application of livestock manure can benefit crop production as a valuable source of nitrogen (Bandel and Fox 1984; Campbell et al. 1986; Chase et al. 1991). However, phosphorus is not a negligible factor as phosphorus in ...
Swine manure as a source of plant nutrients
Tillage and phosphorus availability
Estimating nutrient release from soil organic matter using ion-exchange membranes
A simple method was developed to assess mineralizable soil organic N and S using anion-exchange membrane (AEM) burial. With this method, strips of AEM were buried in the soil and used to absorb nitrate and sulfate ions ...
Effect of soil amendment with alfalfa pellets and glycerol on nutrition and growth of wheat
Two pot experiments were carried out under controlled environment conditions in the laboratory. One was to assess the ability of alfalfa pellets to supply plant available N as an organic fertilizer. The other was to ...