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Water use efficiency and precipitation use efficiency of crops in the semiarid prairie
The importance of water use efficiency (WUE) in crop production, in the semiarid prairie, is based on the fact that the available water is the most limiting factor influencing crop production. This poster compares water ...
Effects of grain lentil-wheat and monoculture wheat on crop production and N fertility in a Brown loam
Low commodity prices and a desire by producers on the Canadian prairies to reduce fertilizer N inputs has resulted in a marked increase in grain lentil production in recent years. Because a large proportion of the pulse ...
Spring wheat response to nitrogen and water
Economic and risk considerations of nitrogen fertilizer use in the Brown Soil Zone
Optimum use of nitrogen fertilizer requires consideration of factors that influence plant response and those that govern the decisions of producers. The response of spring wheat to soil moisture and N fertilizer was assessed ...
A 25-year review of fertilizer consumption and plant nutrient removal in the prairie provinces
Nutrient removal I replacement ratios were calculated in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta from 1965 to 1989 by dividing total fertilizer (N, P, and K) sales by the total crop removal of plant nutrients. The nutrient ...
Fertilizer application and deep leaching of nitrate under long term crop rotation
It is commonly believed that the use of nitrogen fertilizers in agriculture will lead eventually to the loss of nitrate via leaching. The nitrate leached below the root zone has the potential to contaminate underground ...