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- Hargreaves, P. R.; Peets, S.; Chamen, W. C. T.; White, D. R.; Misiewicz, P. A.; Godwin, R. J.
- Precision agriculture 2019 v.20 no.2 pp. 260-277
- forage grasses, etc ; controlled traffic systems; cost effectiveness; dry matter accumulation; equipment; grass silage; grasslands; soil; sward; systems engineering; traffic; yields; Scotland; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... Grassland silage management is generally semi-organised with no conscious attempt to re-use wheel ways as with arable fields. The total number of machine passes can be 15 or more with normal traffic (NT) systems resulting in potentially large areas of a field suffering from direct damage to the crop and soil. Literature suggests there can be grass dry matter yield reductions of 5 to 74% under NT t ...