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Relative impacts of tillage, residue management and crop-rotation on soil bacterial communities in a semi-arid agroecosystem
In this study, the effect of limited tillage versus traditional tillage, residue retention versus removal and crop rotation (maize-wheat) versus monoculture (maize) on the bacterial community structure in soils was ...
Adoption of conservation agriculture in the Mexican Bajio
Despite demonstrated environmental and economic benefits, the adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) often remains lower than expected. Adoption of a complex and composite technology such as CA requires a thorough ...
Insights into genotype × tillage interaction effects on the grain yield of wheat and maize
No tillage or zero tillage (NT) is the extreme form of reduced tillage; NT with residue retention is a main component of conservation agriculture. Using a literature survey and meta-analysis, this study aimed to (i) summarize ...
Evaluation of three field-based methods for quantifying soil carbon
(Public Library of Science, 2013)
Three advanced technologies to measure soil carbon (C) density (g C m−2) are deployed in the field and the results compared against those obtained by the dry combustion (DC) method. The advanced methods are: a) Laser ...