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What is conservation tillage?

By: Mannering, J.V.
Contributor(s): Fenster, C.R [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1983ISSN: 0022-4561.Subject(s): Soil cultivation and cropping systems | Soil erosion and reclamationDDC classification: 84-068992 In: Journal of Soil and Water Conservation (USA). (May-Jun 1983). v. 38(3) p. 141-143Summary: Extract: Conservation tillage is "any (emphasis added) tillage system that reduces loss of soil or water relative to conventional tillage; often a form of noninversion tillage that retains protective amounts of residue mulch on the surface." Conventional tillage, on the other hand, is "the combined primary and secondary tillage operations performed in preparing a seedbed for a given crop grown in a given geographical areaCollection: AGRIS Collection
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Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

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Extract: Conservation tillage is "any (emphasis added) tillage system that reduces loss of soil or water relative to conventional tillage; often a form of noninversion tillage that retains protective amounts of residue mulch on the surface." Conventional tillage, on the other hand, is "the combined primary and secondary tillage operations performed in preparing a seedbed for a given crop grown in a given geographical area

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