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Effect of fallow frequency on soil water conservation in the semi-arid region of Saskatchewan
The effects of fallow frequency on soil water conservation were quantified for a 40 yr (1967-2006) field experiment conducted on a medium textured Orthic Brown Chernozem (Aridic Haploboroll) in semiarid southwestern ...
Dynamics of carbon dioxide evolution from decomposing wheat straw
Increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere is a concern because of the potential for global warming. Carbon exchange between soil and the atmosphere has an important role in the global C cycle, but partitioning soil ...
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 ...