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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University in Corvallis, [Or.] .
Written in English


  • Conservation tillage -- Oregon.,
  • Soil conservation -- Oregon.,
  • Minimum tillage -- Oregon.

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StatementL. Boersma, R.G. Mason, D. Faulkenberry.
SeriesSpecial report / Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University -- 807., Special report (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 807.
ContributionsMason, Robert George., Faulkenberry, D., Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 45 p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16093938M

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Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station; Resource Type: Technical Report; Date Available: T+; Date Issued: ; Non-Academic Affiliation: Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station; Series: Special report (Oregon State University. Agricultural Experiment Station) Keyword: Minimum tillage 4/5(1). Use of minimum tillage in Oregon. By. Abstract. Published July Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Topics: Conservation tillage -- Oregon, Soil conservation -- Oregon, Minimum tillage -- Oregon. Publisher: Corvallis, [Or.]: Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University. John D. Williams, Stewart B. Wuest, David S. Robertson, Soil Water and Water‐Use Efficiency in No‐Tillage and Sweep Tillage Winter Wheat Production in Northeastern Oregon, Soil Science Society of America Journal, /sssaj, 79, 4, (), ().Cited by: Oregon. Tillage and no-tillage conservation effectiveness in the intermediate. precipitation zone of the inland Pacific. Northwest, United States. J.D. Williams and S.B. Wuest. Abstract: A common cropping system in the intermediate precipitation zone ( to mm [12 to 18 in]) of the inland Pacific Northwest is the two-year, winter wheat.

J.T. Sims, P.A. Vadas, in Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment, Conservation Tillage, Contour Cultivation, and Deep Plowing. Conservation tillage, such as stubble mulch tillage, minimum tillage, reduced tillage, and no-tillage, leaves at least 30% of the soil surface covered by plant residue after planting to reduce erosion and surface runoff. Tillage systems were (i) CT, (ii) minimum tillage (MT; herbicides and tillage), and (iii) delayed MT (DMT; herbicides and delayed tillage). Wheat grain yield across years ranged from to Mg ha −1, but there were no differences in grain yield among tillage systems in . A disk is a tillage implement that pulverizes or smooths the soil. Its concave cutting blades are mounted on a common shaft to form a gang. A disk consists of two or more gangs attached to a frame. The operating depth is usually one quarter of the disk diameter. Offset disk is used for primary tillage. Tandem disk is used for both primary and. The benefits of using No-till or minimum tillage system are many. Every farmer desire to have improved production in their farming ventures. Soil fertility improvement in the soil, good healthy crops and nutrients rich soil will be a wonderful inclusion in the farm. It is advisable for all farmers to incorporate this farming system to derive.

We studied minimum tillage methods suitable for sunflower growing. By selecting and combining appropriate methods, we simultaneously increased the competitiveness of sunflower agrocoenoces against weeds and sunflower yield. Sunflower sowing after wheat at a row spacing of cm increased the yield of the hybrid Zaporozhskiy 14 by t/ha after regular plowing and by t/ha. No-tillage farming in Asia Summary of No-tillage Drill and Planter Design – Small-scale Machines 15 Managing a No-tillage Seeding System W. (Bill) R. Ritchie and C. John Baker Site Selection and Preparation Weed Competition Pest and Disease Control Managing Soil Fertility Seeding Rates and Seed Quality Operator. CONSERVATION TILLAGE SYSTEMS. Conservation tillage systems (described below) can be an important part of a sustainable agricultural system, in that they can be used to decrease soil erosion losses ordinarily associated with typical US agricultural practices. It is important to remember that anything that is done to decrease erosion losses also decreases the need to add as much fertilizer . Minimum Tillage Techniques for Backyard Gardens Cover crops in raised beds Photo: As noted, minimum tillage has evolved to encompass the practices of not only minimum disruption of soil structure, but also cover croppin g and incorporation of organic matter into the upper soil levels.