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Influence of tillage on soil macropore size, shape of top layer and crop development in a sub-humid environment

Author
Josa, R.; Gorchs, G.; Ginovart, M.; Solé-Benet, A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Biología
Date of publication
2013-12-01
Volume
68
Number
6
First page
1099
Last page
1103
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-013-0250-y Open in new window
URL
http://link.springer.com/article/10.2478%2Fs11756-013-0250-y Open in new window
Abstract
Topsoil macropores of two plots under no-tillage and conventional tillage were analyzed. A leguminous-cereal rotation was applied for six cycles under dry-land farming system (crop residues were removed). The clay-loam soil shows some vertic characteristics. The main goal is to identify the relationship between the top soil macro and meso-pore distribution for the two tillage systems (at the end of sixth cycle of cultivation) with the annual crop production (rainfall in normal growing period and...
Keywords
conventional tillage crop residues removal legume-cereal rotation Mediterranean climate no-tillage soil macropore classification
Group of research
GINEMQUAL - Gestió Integrada de Nematodes Fitoparàsits i dels Efectes sobre el Rendiment i Qualitat de la Collita
GREA - Agro-Enviromental Engineering Research Group
SC-SIMBIO - Complex systems. Computer simulation of materials and biological systems

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