Navigation Links
Cover crops reduce erosion, runoff
Date:5/18/2010

has a negative impact on maize yields."

Soil erosion on loess soils has long been recognized as a major environmental issue, because it affects long term agricultural productivity and may show strong off-site impacts. Sowing winter cover crops is frequently advocated as a means to reduce erosion during the intercropping period in between two main crops. In principle, cover crops can also help reduce erosion during the main crop by improving the soil's physical quality.

This study demonstrated the importance of the residual effect of cover crops in continuous maize cropping systems. Maize that is harvested late and cover crops sown in autumn may suffer from poor development as a result of cold weather, yet they can still provide benefits to soil quality in the next year.

Further research will be needed to clarify the exact conditions of occurrence of this residual cover effect and the mechanisms involved. This study was funded by the Walloon Region of Belgium.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sara Uttech
suttech@sciencesocieties.org
608-268-4948
American Society of Agronomy
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Team led by Scripps Research scientists discovers bodys own molecular protection against arthritis
2. Extinct giant shark nursery discovered in Panama
3. HHS Secretary Sebelius announces $1 billion in NIH Recovery Act awards for research construction
4. Covance Establishes New Discovery & Translational Services Group
5. Researchers discover metabolic vulnerability in TB and potential drug target
6. Can a mothers voice spur recovery from a coma?
7. Researchers discover genetic link between both types of ALS
8. New Stanford-led program aims to produce insights into brain injury, recovery
9. Pitt researchers discover big role for microRNA in lethal lung fibrosis
10. Mount Sinai researchers discover potential treatment for bone death in the hip from osteonecrosis
11. Gene discovery may lead to new varieties of soybean plants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Cover crops reduce erosion, runoff
(Date:4/17/2014)... and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and ... do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations ... researchers., The invasive pests include including Nosema microsporidia ... honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive pests, ... control pests in Europe, Asia and the United States ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... France have hit on a novel method to ... correct and most effective treatment possible., Kidney stones ... and developing world. If left untreated, apart from ... failure and other complications. In many patients treated ... a more effective pathological approach to diagnosis and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... stark warning on the possible effects of gases such ... times that of carbon dioxide. Now a team of ... fully regenerable electron acceptors which helps explain why large ... being released to the atmosphere. However, there are worries ... into a vicious cycle to release large amounts of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 3Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances 2
... material -- in particular, dog fecal material -- may constitute ... wintertime air, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study. ... Midwestern cities in the experiment, two cities had significant quantities ... being the most likely source. "We found unexpectedly ...
... life-saving to have a warning sign before a structural system ... size, having a sign that,s easy to read is a challenge. ... University of Pennsylvania and Duke University bioengineers and chemists, such warning ... The study was conducted by professor Daniel Hammer ...
... Women and men experience pain, particularly chronic pain, ... pain also differs between women and men. While it ... analgesics are more effective in women than men, the ... Narcotic analgesics decrease pain by activating opioid receptors, which ...
Cached Biology News:New CU-Boulder study reveals bacteria from dog feces in outdoor air of urbanized air 2New CU-Boulder study reveals bacteria from dog feces in outdoor air of urbanized air 3Penn molecular scientists develop color-changing stress sensor 2Penn molecular scientists develop color-changing stress sensor 3SUNY Downstate researchers identify possible new targets for treating pain in women 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Pittcon Organizing ... of Food Safety Tech , an e-Journal and producer ... an agreement for the second year for the co-location of ... 2014. The partnership provides that the registration fee to attend ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Cynvenio, a cancer diagnostics company focused ... analysis of tumor cells in the bloodstream, today announced ... decision support application powered by CollabRx, Inc. , ... test, Therapy Finder will provide breast cancer patients and ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Canada (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 This ... on nonclinical and clinical safety assessment in biosimilars. , ... path for biosimilar drug development, however the complex nature ... to quality, safety and efficacy extremely challenging. Based on ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Two champions of science, technology, engineering, and ... annual competition for middle and high school students designed ... study. The competition presents students with real-world problems experienced ... Mathematics, and Sciences is a program administered by ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pittcon Announces Second Year Partnership With Food Safety Tech 2Pittcon Announces Second Year Partnership With Food Safety Tech 3Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 3Xtalks Life Sciences Webinar Examines Safety Assessment of Biosimilars 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5
... Nov. 10, 2010 Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: ... that is leveraging its heat sensitive liposomal platform to ... announced that it has changed  the date and time ... Veteran,s Day Holiday on November 11, 2010.  The SEC,s ...
... Biodesix Inc. announced today that the company has ... existing investors. The Series C round, which included 5 ... company,s first product VeriStrat®, a serum proteomic test that ... lung cancer (NSCLC). Existing shareholders of the company provided ...
... StemCellRegenMed, Inc. announces that a new stem cell gene ... month old child with Tay-Sachs disease on November 2, 2010. ... parents of Jewish heritage and in very rare cases families ... U.S.A. The children appear normal at birth but about six ...
Cached Biology Technology:Celsion Announces Date and Time Change for Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results Conference Call to Monday, November 15, 2010 2Biodesix Completes Series C Financing and Receives Grant 2Biodesix Completes Series C Financing and Receives Grant 3Tay-Sachs Disease Stem Cell Gene Enzyme Treatment 2
The VersArray hybridization chamber is used for manual (coverslip) hybridization of microarrays. The chamber accommodates 2 slides and is watertight to allow incubation of slides in a water bath. Dim...
... for determining the absolute count of CD34+ ... peripheral blood samples, and leukapheresis samples. These ... cell count and a total CD45 (leucocyte) ... use in the BD Procount progenitor cell ...
... 2HCl White to off-white ... inhibitor. Inhibits translation by causing premature ... DNA fragmentation in thymocytes and in ... ≥98% by TLC. Soluble in ...
... NOBLE BSA-Free Stabilizer is a bovine ... It is an aqueous solution ... a MOPS buffer (3-(N-Morpholino) propanesulfonic acid), ... a combination of 0.02% methylisothiazolone and ...
Biology Products: