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Management of crops on clay soils in the tropics

Author:
Unger, P.W.
Source:
Tropical agriculture 1982 v.59 no.2 pp. 110
ISSN:
0041-3216
Subject:
tropics, subtropics, crop production, crop management, clay soils, tropical agriculture
Abstract:
Management principles for crop production on tropical clay soils are reviewed, including management of planting materials, management of land before planting, seedbed preparation (soil water content, temperature and aeration, seed-soil contact, soil crusts, soil density, weed and insect control), planting (rate and depth of sowing, soil water content, environmental conditions), soil management (acidity, nutrients, water content), management of plant pests and management of plant products.
Agid:
513
Handle:
10113/513