Now showing items 1-10 of 51
The effects of potassium and chloride nutrition on seed yield of canaryseed
The year to year variability of grain yield in canaryseed has been a major concern among canaryseed growers. An experiment was conducted to determine the responsiveness of canaryseed seed yield to potassium (K) and chloride ...
Pre-irrigation of a severely-saline soil with in-situ water to establish dryland forages
Alfalfa serves as one of the most important forage plants in North America. It is also the recommended remedial crop for dryland salinity control. But, because of its limited salt tolerance, it does not establish satisfactorily ...
Optimizing nitrogen rates in Camelina sativa
Camelina is a new oilseed crop to western Canada with potential applications in cosmetics, human nutrition, and biofuel. Nitrogen recommendations for camelina production in Western Canada aren’t available. Field studies ...
Fungicide application effects on diversity components of chickpea rhizospheric bacterial community
Molecular (polymerase chain reaction – denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis) methods and correspondent analysis have been used in order to test changes of the diversity of bacterial communities in chickpea rhizospheric ...
A summary of Western Ag’s fall 2009 field soil testing results
The reporting of regional or provincial soil test summaries has varying degrees of value depending on the individual using the data. The monitoring of yearly data will give indications of “average” soil nutrient supply ...
Greenhouse gas emissions from land application of manure
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agricultural activities such as land application of livestock manure cannot be ignored when assessing overall emissions from anthropogenic sources. The magnitude of these emissions ...
Manure, crops, and soil health
Agriculture and groundwater