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Title: Managing for stubble retention / compiled by Linda Leonard.
Author: Leonard, L. (Western Australian Dept. of Agriculture, Merredin)
Series: Bulletin (Western Australia. Dept. of Agriculture), ; 4271.
Description: 26 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Subject: Cropping systems. ; Stubble cultivation. ; Stubble. ; Soil conservation.
Notes: 7 tables.
23 ref.
Type: Journal
Abstract: (En)
Stubble retention is a part of the cropping system that needs careful management. Stubble retention contributes to the sustainability of farming, that is, it prevents erosion and improves soil structure and water infiltration. Stubble management begins at harvest. To increase choices for seeding, cut the stubble short at or after harvest, and spread evenly, preferably at harvest. Bare soil increases the risk of erosion; beware of over-grazing and leave enough stubble on the surface to have 50 per cent gro
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