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- Alverson, Ronald, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Agronomy journal 2019 v.111 no.1 pp. 1-3
- biofuels; carbon; climate; cover crops; crop residue management; crop residues; crop rotation; crop yield; environmental sustainability; farmers; genetic factors; grazing; greenhouse gas emissions; livestock; plant health; simulation models; soil; soil carbon; soil erosion; soil organic matter; soil quality; tillage; California; Midwestern United States
- ... The amount of crop residues that can be sustainability removed is highly variable and is a function of many factors including the soil, climatic, and plant characteristics. For example, leaving an insufficient amount of crop residue on the soil surface can be detrimental for soil quality, result in loss of soil organic matter (SOM), and increase soil erosion, whereas leaving excessive amounts can ...