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  1. Vol. 52 No. 6, p. 342-344
     
    Published: June, 1960


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doi:10.2134/agronj1960.00021962005200060012x

Effect of Cropping Systems on Runoff, Erosion, and Wheat Yields1

  1. G. M. Horner22

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Synopsis

Crop rotations that include legume-grass sod crops are more effective for runoff and erosion control, soil organic matter maintenance, and high wheat yields than the unfertilized pea-wheat and fallow-wheat systems. Summer fallowing causes the largest erosion losses and the most rapid depletion of organic matter.

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