Wheat Straw Management and Nitrogen Fertilizer Requirements

Smith, J.H. and LeBaron, M.J. and Douglas, C.L. (1974) Wheat Straw Management and Nitrogen Fertilizer Requirements. University of Idaho Current Information Series No. 223. University of Idaho College of Agriculture. 3 pp.


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Straw and other crop residues may be an asset or a liability to the farmer depending upon how they are managed If plant residues and straw are not managed properly, they may reduce water infiltration when layered at the plow sole, clog tillage implements and cause damage to crops during cultivation. Proper management of straw and other crop residues can maximize the benefits and minimize the disadvantages. This publication summarizes several years of research at Kimberly on straw management and nitrogen requirements of crops grown in association with straw residues

Item Type: Technical Bulletin
NWISRL Publication Number: 0301
Subjects: Soil > Amendments > Fertilizer
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Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:58
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2016 15:31
Item ID: 1156
URI: https://eprints.nwisrl.ars.usda.gov/id/eprint/1156

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