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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 ...
Wild oat nutrient uptake and release from residue
Effect of DDGS manure on soil and plant: preliminary results of the greenhouse study
The use of dried distillers’ grains with solubles (DDGS) in feedlot cattle diets is increasing as the bio-ethanol industry expands. Manure derived from dried distiller’s grain with solubles (DDGS) fed cattle seem to have ...
Phosphorus loading and environmental analysis in manured Saskatchewan soils
Phosphorus (P) is a key element in plant nutrition, but excessive amounts can accumulate in the soil if manure P application rates exceed crop uptake over time. Risk of potential P movement and contamination of surface ...
Effect of winter feeding systems on soil nutrients
Evaluating different techniques for estimating biomass in short-rotation willow plantations
The hallmark of any successful purpose-grown willow production system involves regular monitoring of willow growth to apply timely management techniques for supporting increased productivity, but also timing harvest for ...