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Dynamics of carbon dioxide evolution from decomposing wheat straw
Increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere is a concern because of the potential for global warming. Carbon exchange between soil and the atmosphere has an important role in the global C cycle, but partitioning soil ...
Effect of phosphorus fertilization on legume green fallow and subsequent wheat
A greenhouse study was conducted to determine effects of P fertilization on green manure and N production by chickling vetch, cv. AC Greenfix, in a degraded Brown sandy loam and to assess if P applied to the legume and N ...
Managing an annual legume green manure crop for fallow replacement in southwestern Saskatchewan
Some scientists have suggested that in the Brown soil zone an annual legume green manure crop (GM) could be used as a partial-fallow replacement to protect the soil against erosion and increase its N fertility, particularly ...
Using oil industry waste effectively to improve an eroded loamy sand
As depletion of the easily recoverable oil reserves in western Canada accelerates, the volumes of waste generated during heavy oil production and processing are steadily increasing. The 600 million litres of heavy oil ...