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Soil conservation in Saskatchewan – a research perspective
Next to the economic plight of agricultural producers, soil degradation is the most topical subject among agriculturalists today. Soil degradation involves the destruction of soil resources by erosion, organic matter loss, ...
Trends in crop production in the Canadian prairies
Dryland agriculture in the Canadian prairies is continuously confronted by change. In response to growing competition in the global market place producers have sought alternative crop production methods in order to maintain ...
Total and labile soil organic N as influenced by crop rotations and tillage in Saskatchewan soils
Crop rotations and tillage practices affect quantity and quality of soil organic N (SON). Six field experiments varying from 8 to 25 years across various soil zones in Saskatchewan were conducted to evaluate the impact of ...
Effect of soil moisture and soil organic matter on soil bulk density during a growing season
We measured surface (0-7.5 cm) soil bulk densities at nine sampling times for two and four long-term crop rotations at Swift Current and Indian Head respectively, to determine the effect of crop management and time. In a ...