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Effect of soil amended with thin stillage on growth of canola and soil properties in a controlled environment study
A growth chamber study was conducted to evaluate the potential use of thin stillage as a soil fertilizer amendment. Seven treatments; control, 3 thin stillage rates (100, 200, and 400 kg N ha¯¹) and 3 urea rates (100, ...
X-ray absorption spectroscopic analysis of raw and processed hog manure
Anaerobic digestion technology is a process that allows livestock producers to generate electricity and heat by digesting manure. Clear-Green Environmental Inc. uses this process to make biogas from hog manure. Raw manure ...
Seasonal variation in the soil microbial community in wheat-growing soil and influence of C, N, and P inputs
It has long been know that N and P fertilization increases plant growth and yield, but the impact of fertilization on soil microorganisms has rarely been considered. Long-term plots (36-year old) under fallow-wheat-wheat ...
How hungry is hemp for fertilizers?
A field experiment was conducted at Melfort, SK in 2000 and 2001 to determine the effects of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer rates on hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) productivity. Increased nitrogen fertilizer rates significantly ...
Factors affecting nutrient supply rate measurements with PRS™-probes
This poster includes background information about how PRS™-probes are used to measure soil nutrient supply rates and how factors of the soil environment influence nutrient supply rate measurements. The discussion contains ...
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 ...