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Soil and crop response to injected liquid swine manure on two Gray Luvisols
Intensive livestock production is increasing in western Canada, and so is the need to dispose of the manure produced. In the last six years or so, the Saskatchewan Centre for Soil Research at the University of Saskatchewan ...
Management for optimum yield of open pollinated and hybrid canola
Newer open pollinated (O.P.) and hybrid canola varieties provide higher yield potential but the management strategies necessary to achieve optimum yield are not well understood. To better understand the levels of inputs ...
Zero-till vs conventional tillage with two rotations: crop production over the last 10 years
A study was initiated in 1978 to compare zero-till with conventional tillage crop production in two rotations; fallow-oilseed-wheat and oilseed-wheat-wheat (with canola and flax alternating in the oiIseed year). In both ...
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 ...
Relationship between mineralizable N and hot KCl extractable NH4-N – variability at one site
To characterize the N supplying capacity of the soil at a site where a new long-term experiment was being initiated at Scott, Saskatchewan, we soil sampled the site in a systematic manner, taking 160 cores. We used these ...