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Methods for measuring crop residue
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University
  • H. Mark Hanna, Iowa State University
  • Michael J. Tidman, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
5-13-2002
Abstract

It is a good time to measure crop residue, or the stems and stalks remaining from last year's crop. Crop residue provides a very important cover for the soil during this time of year, shielding soil particles from heavy rainfalls and erosion until crops can produce a protective canopy.

Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Mahdi Al-Kaisi, H. Mark Hanna and Michael J. Tidman. "Methods for measuring crop residue" (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/163/