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Economics of crop diversification opportunities for the Brown and Dark Brown Soil Zones of Saskatchewan
Producers, particularly in the Brown and drier parts of the Dark Brown soil zones, have begun to extend and diversify their crop rotations, becoming less reliant on summerfallow and monoculture cereal cropping. The areas ...
Chickpea in semiarid cropping systems
Relative to other pulse crops such as dry-pea (Pisum sativum L.) and lentil (Lens culinaris L.), chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is still new in western Canada. In 1999, there were 350,000 acres of chickpea seeded in ...
Rhizobium inoculant formulation and placement in lentil and chickpea in the semiarid Canadian prairies
Lentil and chickpea are the major pulse crops grown in western Canada, but little is known about the responses of these annual legumes to rhizobium inoculant formulation, placement, and their interaction to fertilizers ...
Optimum plant population density for chickpea in a semiarid environment
Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.), an annual grain legume, is being rapidly included in cereal-based cropping systems throughout the semiarid Canadian prairies, but information on optimum plant population density (PPD) has not ...