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  1. Vol. 54 No. 3, p. 263-267
    Received: Aug 2, 1961

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Crop Residue Placement in Soil and Its Effect Upon Growth of Corn1

  1. D. T. Parker and
  2. W. E. Larson2



A mulch of crop residue as compared to a like amount of residue plowed into the soil significantly retarded plant growth. This retardation occurred independently of N fertility, soil moisture, and soil compaction. However, interactions between residue placement and the other variables was sometimes observed.

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