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Managing Agricultural Residues

Edited By: PW Unger

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32503 | ISBN: 0873717309
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Reviews the vast literature on the subject, synthesising much useful material on the economics of conservation tillage.


Contents

Residue Production and Uses - An Introduction to Managing Agricultural Residues (P.W. Unger). Wind Erosion Control with Residues and Related Practices (D.W. Fryrear and J.D. Bilbro). Influence of Crop Residues on Water Erosion (E.E. Alberts and W.J. Neibling). Crop Residue Effects on Water Conservation (J.L. Steiner). Residue Management Impact on the Environment (G.K. Sims, D.D. Buhler, and R.F. Turco). Influence of Crop Residues on Nutrient Cycling and Soil Chemical Properties (H.H. Schomberg, P.B. Ford, and W.L. Hargrove). Residue Effects on Soil Physical Properties (E.J. Kladivko). Surface Crop Residue Effects on the Soil Surface Energy Balance (R. Horton, G.J. Kluitenberg, and K.L. Bristow). Residue Effects on Soil Micro- and Macro- Organisms (V.L. Cochran, S.D. Sparrow, and E.B. Sparrow). Crop Management in Conservation Tillage Systems (C.W. Lindwall, F.J. Larney, A.M. Johnston, and J.R. Moyer). Weed Control in Conservation Tillage Systems (G. A. Wicks, O.C. Burnside, and W.L. Felton). Effects of Surface Residues on Insect Dynamics (R.L. Burton and J.D. Burd). Plant Disease Incidence as Influenced by Conservation Tillage Systems (J.E. Watkins and M.G. Boosalis). Phytotoxicity of Plant Residues (A.R. Putnam). Crop Residue Use as Animal Feed (T. Klopfenstein). Residue Use as Fuel (W.A. Lepori and R. Egg). Economics of Residue Management in Agricultural Tillage Systems (W.L. Harman). Residue Management - What Does the Future Hold? (P.W. Unger).

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