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Distribution of mycorrhizal fungi in different soil zone with pyrosequencing approach
We collected 83 soil samples distributed in all five soil types of Saskatchewan, and amplified 18s rDNA as our target DNA segment with primer pairs NS1/NS4 and AMV4.5NF/AMDGR. Sequencing results show that there is rich ...
The effects of potassium and chloride nutrition on seed yield of canaryseed
The year to year variability of grain yield in canaryseed has been a major concern among canaryseed growers. An experiment was conducted to determine the responsiveness of canaryseed seed yield to potassium (K) and chloride ...
Manure, crops, and soil health
Optimizing nitrogen rates in Camelina sativa
Camelina is a new oilseed crop to western Canada with potential applications in cosmetics, human nutrition, and biofuel. Nitrogen recommendations for camelina production in Western Canada aren’t available. Field studies ...
Forage yield of unfertilized perennial crops in simple and complex mixtures under two management strategies in northeastern Saskatchewan
A field experiment was sown on May 27, 2008 at Melfort, Saskatchewan (52O44’N 104O47’W) on a thick Black Chernozem (Udic Boroll) silty clay soil to compare the effects of perennial forage crop monocultures and mixtures on ...