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Abstract

Cover cropping in orchards has been advocated on the Loess Plateau of China to prevent soil erosion and provide additional forage production; however, the effects of cover crops on water use processes in orchards have not been fully investigated and soil water sustainability in the system is still...

Author(s)
Cao Quan; Wang ZiKui; Yang XianLong; Shen YuYing
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Soil & Tillage Research, 2021, 205,
News Article

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has produced a series of Rapid Assessments of the horticulture sector in sub-Saharan Africa to identify...

Date
October 2020
Author(s)
Alexis Rendell-Dunn
CAB ReviewFull Text

In many countries, including the UK, water resources are under intense stress with recent droughts highlighting the risks to the security of supplies for different sectors including domestic water supply, industry, agriculture (including horticulture), power generation and the environment. A...

Date
October 2020
Subjects
agricultural sector; irrigation; water supply; water use; risk; climate change; regulations; irrigation water
Author(s)
Knox, J. W.; Kay, M. G.; Hess, T. M.; Holman, I. P.
AbstractFull Text

This study investigated the applicability of the critical nitrogen dilution curve model of greenhouses to propose a method for quickly and accurately diagnosing nitrogen status of tomato using chlorophyll meters. Water and nitrogen experiments were conducted from 2016 to 2018. The water treatments...

Author(s)
Shi XiaoHu; Cai HuanJie
Publisher
Friends Science Publishers
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2020, 24, 4, pp 891-899

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