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- Rose, Terry J.; Kearney, Lee J.; Erler, Dirk V.; van Zwieten, Lukas
- European journal of agronomy 2019 v.103 pp. 47-53
- Cicer arietinum; Glycine max; Melaleuca alternifolia; Vicia faba; Vigna radiata; annuals; chickpeas; cold season; crop rotation; faba beans; green manures; mung beans; nitrogen; nitrogen fertilizers; nitrogen fixation; nutrient content; nutrients; pastures; poultry manure; relay cropping; roots; shoots; soil; soil fertility; soybeans; spring; stable isotopes; tea; tree yields; trees; warm season; weed control; winter
- ... Legumes play a key role in maintaining soil fertility in pasture systems and when used as a rotation crop or relay crop in annual cropping systems. Little is known about the potential to integrate green manure legumes into coppiced or ratooned perennial crop systems. We trialled the cultivation and green manuring of four annual legume species in the inter-row of coppiced tea tree (Melaleuca altern ...