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No-Tillage Seeding in Conservation and Agriculture

By: CJ Baker, KE Saxton and WR Ritchie

352 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Nov 2006 | Edition: 2 | #158819 | ISBN: 1845931165
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About this book

This book is a much-expanded and updated edition of a previous volume, published in 1996 as "No-Tillage Seeding: Science and Practice".

The objective of this book remains to describe, in lay terms, a range of international experiments designed to examine the causes of successes and failures in no-tillage. The book summarizes the advantages and disadvantages of no tillage. It highlights the pros and cons of a range of features and options, without promoting any particular product.


The why and what of no tillage; the nature of risk in no tillage; slot shape and openers; the role of slot cover; drilling into dry soils; drilling into wet soils; seed metering and placement; fertilizer placement effects; residue handling by openers, drills and planters; pasture renewal and renovation; no-tillage drill and planter design; managing a no-tillage seeding system; techniques and procedures for developments.

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