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Wild oat nutrient uptake and release from residue
Effect of DDGS manure on soil and plant: preliminary results of the greenhouse study
The use of dried distillers’ grains with solubles (DDGS) in feedlot cattle diets is increasing as the bio-ethanol industry expands. Manure derived from dried distiller’s grain with solubles (DDGS) fed cattle seem to have ...
Phosphorus loading and environmental analysis in manured Saskatchewan soils
Phosphorus (P) is a key element in plant nutrition, but excessive amounts can accumulate in the soil if manure P application rates exceed crop uptake over time. Risk of potential P movement and contamination of surface ...
Effect of winter feeding systems on soil nutrients
Impact of grazing native prairie on soil and plant nutrients in southwestern Saskatchewan
A reduction in the sage grouse population could be a result of the export of nutrients from the long term grazing management that has been in place in grassland ecosystems such as southwestern Saskatchewan for the past ...
Application of a mustard root bioassy to assess phytotoxicity of Group 2 herbicides
Group 2 herbicides exhibit high bioactivity at low concentrations in soil and may persist into the next growing season causing crop injury. A bioassay that is suitable for the detection of a range of Group 2 herbicides was ...
Post-emergence application of liquid swine manure in east central Saskatchewan
In early 1997, the Prairie Protein Action Committee was established and one of its objectives was to identify ways to meet the increasing demand for wheat with specific protein quality and quantity (Fowler et al. 1998). ...
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 ...