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Tillage effects on soils: physical and hydraulic responses to direct drilling at Lockhart, N.S.W. [New South Wales; wheat]

By: Burch, G.J.
Contributor(s): Fischer, R.A [coaut.] | Mason, I.B [coaut.] | Moore, I.D [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1986ISSN: 0004-9573.Subject(s): Animal feeding | Behaviour | Cultivation | Feeding habits | Genetic soil types | Gramineae | Soil cultivation | Soil types | Water circulationDDC classification: 95-063536 In: Australian Journal of Soil Research v. 24, no. 3, p. 377-39195-063536, 611425Summary: On a red-brown earth 3 systems were applied over 3 years of wheat cropping: in order of decreasing "disturbance", cultivated fallow, direct drilling, and direct drilling with narrow points. The minimum-disturbance treatment produced high soil strength, aggregate stability and bulk density; lowest bulk density occurred in the intermediate treatment. Water infiltration in the field increased with decreasing disturbance, but in all treatments was reduced by sheep grazing the site; infiltration differences appeared to reflect propensities to compact and form crustsCollection: AGRIS Collection
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Article CIMMYT Knowledge Center: John Woolston Library

Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

AGRIS Collection 95-063536 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 95-063536
Article CIMMYT Knowledge Center: John Woolston Library

Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

AGRIS Collection 95-063536 (Browse shelf) 2 Available 611425
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On a red-brown earth 3 systems were applied over 3 years of wheat cropping: in order of decreasing "disturbance", cultivated fallow, direct drilling, and direct drilling with narrow points. The minimum-disturbance treatment produced high soil strength, aggregate stability and bulk density; lowest bulk density occurred in the intermediate treatment. Water infiltration in the field increased with decreasing disturbance, but in all treatments was reduced by sheep grazing the site; infiltration differences appeared to reflect propensities to compact and form crusts

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