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Evaluating nitrogen fertilizer sources for winter wheat
A study was conducted to evaluate available and alternate nitrogen (N) forms and application methods compared to broadcast applications of ammonium nitrate (AN) in the early spring. Most of the alternate N sources provided ...
Irrigation in south west Saskatchewan
Irrigation water management
The effects of potassium and chloride nutrition on seed yield of canaryseed
The year to year variability of grain yield in canaryseed has been a major concern among canaryseed growers. An experiment was conducted to determine the responsiveness of canaryseed seed yield to potassium (K) and chloride ...
The effect of irrigation and fertilization on willow productivity
Purpose-grown shrub willow (Salix spp.) represents a viable bioenergy feedstock, especially if these plantations can be successfully grown on unproductive land that is marginal for annual crop production. The objective of ...
Pre-irrigation of a severely-saline soil with in-situ water to establish dryland forages
Alfalfa serves as one of the most important forage plants in North America. It is also the recommended remedial crop for dryland salinity control. But, because of its limited salt tolerance, it does not establish satisfactorily ...
Optimizing seeding rates and plant densities for Camelina sativa
Camelina is a relatively new oilseed crop to western Canada. Currently there is little research available for camelina seeding rates in western Canada. A field study was conducted in 2007 and 2008 for 9 site years at ...