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The role of forage legumes in reducing on-farm non-renewable energy use
Inputs such as machinery, fuel, pesticides, and fertilizers contribute to energy expended in cropping systems. Reducing non-renewable energy use and increasing energy use efficiency can make cropping systems more sustainable. ...
Agronomic factors associated with the development of Fusarium head blight in spring wheat in southeast Saskatchewan
Because of the increasing importance of fusarium head blight (FHB) in western Canada, identification of crop production factors (CPF) associated with the development of this disease is important in devising an effective ...
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 ...
Effect of cropping frequency, wheat classes, and flexible rotations on yield, production, and nitrogen economy in a Brown Chernozem
Producers in the semiarid Canadian prairies frequently summerfallow (F) to conserve water, control weeds, and to maximize soil N reserves; however, this practice often results in soil degradation. A crop rotation experiment ...