Jump to Main Content
- Busscher, W.J.; Sojka, R.E.
- Soil technology 1994 v.7 no.3 pp. 197
- Zea mays; Helianthus annuus; Glycine max; Trifolium incarnatum; double cropping; intensive cropping; continuous cropping; seedbed preparation; tillage; minimum tillage; discing; no-tillage; weed control; cultural control; chemical control; crop management; irrigated conditions; dry environmental conditions; soil water content; soil profiles; crop yield; nutrient content; chemical constituents of plants; reduced tillage; conventional tillage; South Carolina
- ... The long growing season of the southeastern Coastal Plains allows planting of a second crop after spring-planted maize (Zea mays L.). Second crops have been shown to reduce erosion and prevent leaching of nutrients and pesticides. Maize grown with a second annual crop might also have a yield advantage over mono-cultured maize. Seven tillage/cropping systems were compared. They included disking for ...