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Influence of Management Systems and Cover Crops on Soil Physical Conditions1

 

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  1. Vol. 52 No. 8, p. 473-476
     

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doi:10.2134/agronj1960.00021962005200080016x
  1. Dip N. Ram and
  2. P. J. Zwerman22

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High organic matter return resulted in an increase of soil aggregation of 30% or more. It also resulted in a decrease of bulk density from 1.3 to 1.1. High organic matter systems retained more soil moisture and soil physical condition tended to fluctuate less throughout the season.

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