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1. Root and soil health management approaches for control of plant-parasitic nematodes in sub-Saharan Africa.

Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) face several challenges that include pests and diseases. Plant-parasitic nematodes (PPN) reduce crop yields and affect their quality. They are an emerging threat to smallholder agriculture with several species attacking economically important crops....

Author(s) : Karuri, H.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Crop Protection 2022 Vol.152 ref.186

2. Embracing variability in soils on smallholder farms: new tools and better science.

A major challenge on smallholder farms is the tremendous heterogeneity of soil properties. This is at the same time an opportunity, as it is now feasible - at fine resolution - to quantify variability of soil organic carbon and other properties on farmer fields. This can provide unique insights for ...

Author(s) : Snapp, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.195 ref.49

3. Development of a dual sideway-share subsurface tillage implement: part 1. Modeling tool interaction with soil using DEM.

In this research, the interactions of a dual sideway-share subsurface tillage implement with soil were modeled by discrete element method (DEM) and evaluated in an indoor linear soil bin. Spherical particles with Hertz-Mindlin contact model and parallel bond between particles were used to simulate...

Author(s) : Hoseinian, S. H.; Hemmat, A.; Esehaghbeygi, A.; Shahgoli, G.; Baghbanan, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Soil & Tillage Research 2022 Vol.215 ref.44

4. Differences in the wheel loads and contact pressure of the in-furrow and on-land rear tractor tyres with mounted and semi-mounted ploughs.

The aim of the article is to demonstrate the effect of setting the length of the upper link of the three-point hitch on the change in the load of the in-furrow wheel and the on-land wheel of the tractor during ploughing. Furthermore, attention is paid to the load on the rear wheels together with...

Author(s) : Bauer, F.; Porteš, P.; Polcar, A.; Cupera, J.; Fajman, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Soil & Tillage Research 2022 Vol.215 ref.19

5. Soil carbon policy faces big challenges.

Author(s) : Pannell, D.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Eurochoices 2021 Vol.20 No.2 pp.46-47

6. Improving integrated soil fertility management (ISFM) by smallholders.

Author(s) : Vanlauwe, B.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems 2021 pp.175-186 ref.27

7. Developing soil health indicators for improved soil management on farm.

Author(s) : Stockdale, E.; Hargreaves, P.; Bhogal, A.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Advances in measuring soil health 2021 pp.289-327 ref.many

8. Developing decision support systems (DSS) for farm soil and crop management.

Author(s) : Aitkenhead, M.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Advances in measuring soil health 2021 pp.329-353 ref.many

9. Understanding and optimizing the physical properties of growing media for soilless cultivation.

Author(s) : Caron, J.; Michel, J. C.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Advances in horticultural soilless culture 2021 pp.107-137 ref.many

10. Understanding and optimising the chemical properties of growing media for soilless cultivation.

Author(s) : Zaccheo, P.; Crippa, L.; Giuffrida, F.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Advances in horticultural soilless culture 2021 pp.139-170 ref.many

11. Soil tillage and sugarcane planting: an assessment of cost and economic viability.

Yield and profitability levels in sugarcane crops demonstrate the importance of the agricultural practices adopted, especially for soil preparation and planting systems. This study evaluated the costs involved in 40 alternative methods for the establishment of sugarcane crops resulting from the...

Author(s) : Amorim, F. R. de; Patino, M. T. O.; Santos, D. F. L.

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.1 ref.11

12. Impact of crop management systems on soil nematode communities in south Brazil.

The analysis of nematode communities allows inferring consequences of management practices on the soil food web. We studied the taxonomic structure of nematode communities in preserved areas of the Atlantic forest (native forest=NF) in Ponta Grossa, Paraná State, Brazil, and in three different...

Author(s) : Machado, A. C. Z.; Zagatto, M. R. G.; Skora Neto, F.; Silva, S. A. da; Zanão Júnior, L. A.

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.1 ref.45

13. Hairy vetch role to mitigate crop yield gap in different yield environments at field level.

The spatial variability of soil organic matter, plant water availability, and soil nitrogen (N) availability are drivers of crop response to mineral N fertilizer. The complex interaction of these factors is responsible for within-field corn and wheat yield variability. The hairy vetch (HV) cover...

Author(s) : Pes, L. Z.; Amado, T. J. C.; Gebert, F. H.; Schwalbert, R. A.; Pott, L. P.

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.5 ref.42

14. Does grass-legume intercropping change soil quality and grain yield in integrated crop-livestock systems?

In sustainable tropical agriculture, grass-legume intercropping can increase productivity, enhance the nutritional quality of the crop and affect soil microbiological activity, leading to higher yields in succession crops. This study evaluated the impact of grass-legume intercropping, during the...

Author(s) : Silva, L. S.; Santos Laroca, J. V. dos; Coelho, A. P.; Gonçalves, E. C.; Gomes, R. P.; Pacheco, L. P.; Faccio Carvalho, P. C. de; Pires, G. C.; Oliveira, R. L.; Souza, J. M. A. de; Freitas, C. M.; Cabral, C. E. A.; Wruck, F. J.; Souza, E. D. de

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.170 ref.65

15. Seasonal variations in macrofauna distribution according to the distance from a herbaceous strip in a Mediterranean alley cropping plot.

In alley cropping systems, herbaceous strips planted with trees are added into cropped fields. These systems could provide a favorable habitat for many organisms, producing shade in summer and litter in autumn, but their impacts on soil macrofauna are poorly studied, with most samplings limited to...

Author(s) : D'Hervilly, C.; Bertrand, I.; Capowiez, Y.; Béral, C.; Delapré-Cosset, L.; Marsden, C.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.170 ref.51

16. Abundance and community composition of free-living nematodes as a function of soil structure under different vineyard managements.

Organic farming aims at improving soil fertility in vineyard soils through a combination of farming practices. We studied the effect of organic management on community traits of free-living nematodes as well as bulk and microstructure properties of soil by comparing them to conventional management, ...

Author(s) : Schlüter, S.; Gil, E.; Doniger, T.; Applebaum, I.; Steinberger, Y.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.170

17. Are microbial communities indicators of soil health in a dryland wheat cropping system?

Soil health is an increasingly important concept that provides aspirational targets for agricultural management. Due in part to the incredible diversity of soil microbial communities, however, the biological components of soil health remain poorly understood. In the last decade the refinement of...

Author(s) : Schlatter, D. C.; Hansen, J.; Carlson, B.; Leslie, I. N.; Huggins, D. R.; Paulitz, T. C.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.170 ref.82

18. Cover crop and phosphorus fertilizer management impacts on surface water quality from a no-till corn-soybean rotation.

Best management practices that reduce potential phosphorus (P) loss and provide flexibility in P fertilizer management are needed to help producers protect water quality while maintaining crop yield. This study examined the impacts of P fertilizer management (no P, fall broadcast P, and spring...

Author(s) : Carver, R. E.; Nelson, N. O.; Roozeboom, K. L.; Kluitenberg, G. J.; Tomlinson, P. J.; Kang Qing; Abel, D. S.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301 ref.86

19. Irrigation with ionized brackish water affects cotton yield and water use efficiency.

Irrigation agriculture, which is commonly applied in the arid area in Northwest China, faces multiple threats, including drought, shortage of freshwater supply to irrigation districts and soil salination. Reducing salinity damage to plant growth and, improving irrigation water productivity with...

Author(s) : Wei Kai; Zhang JiHong; Wang QuanJiu; Guo Yi; Mu WeiYi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.64

20. Impact of biosolarization with almond hull and shell amendments for the control of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae in a lettuce/tomato cropping system.

Biosolarization is an alternative to chemical fumigation that couples solarization and organic amendments to control diseases by increasing temperature and microbial activity. A field study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of biosolarization, using almond processing residues from two...

Author(s) : Pastrana, A. M.; Shea, E. A.; Fernandez-Bayo, J. D.; Allison, B.; Watson, D. C.; Toniato, J.; Gordon, T. R.; Simmons, C. W.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Crop Protection 2022 Vol.152 ref.59

21. Cover crop mixtures: a powerful strategy to reduce post-harvest surplus of soil nitrate and leaching.

Cover cropping is a practice with potential to reduce post-harvest surplus of soil nitrate (NO3-), a mobile form of nitrogen naturally susceptible to losses. Increased soil NO3- leaching occurs when high soil NO3- coincides with high drainage events - a common occurrence during the non-growing...

Author(s) : Lapierre, J.; Machado, P. V. F.; Debruyn, Z.; Brown, S. E.; Jordan, S.; Berg, A.; Biswas, A.; Henry, H. A. L.; Wagner-Riddle, C.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2022 Vol.325 ref.85

22. Biomaterial amendments combined with ridge-furrow mulching improve soil hydrothermal characteristics and wolfberry (Lycium barbarum L.) growth in the Qaidam Basin of China.

Droughts, intense soil evaporation, and poor soil structure with low water holding capacity and nutrients restrict agricultural production in the Qaidam Basin on the Tibetan Plateau. Excessive chemical fertilizers have been applied to increase the yields of wolfberry (Lycium barbarum L.), a...

Author(s) : Duan ChenXiao; Chen JiFei; Li JiaBei; Su ShunShun; Lei Qi; Feng Hao; Wu ShuFang; Zhang TiBin; Siddique, K. H. M.; Zou YuFeng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Water Management 2022 Vol.259

23. Plastic film mulching reduces microbial interactions in black soil of northeastern China.

Plastic film mulching (PF) can change soil properties and microbial community structure. However, the effect of PF on soil microbial interactions in different aggregate fractions is still unclear. We conducted a three-year field trial in black soil of northeastern China to evaluate the variation in ...

Author(s) : Luo ShaSha; Wang ShaoJie; Zhang HaiJing; Zhang JiaXu; Tian ChunJie

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.169 ref.many

24. Improving irrigation, crop, and soil management for sustainable soybean production in southern Brazilian lowlands.

Lowlands have been cultivated with irrigated rice (Oryza sativa) in a monoculture cropping system for more than a century in southern Brazil. Shallow topsoil with high bulk density and deficient water infiltration favors the of production paddy rice; however, this condition does not favor species...

Author(s) : Giacomeli, R.; Carlesso, R.; Petry, M. T.; Chechi, L.; Beutler, A. N.; Fulaneti, F. S.; Ferrazza, C. M.

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.6 ref.39

25. A deeper look at crop residue and soil warming impact on the soil C pools.

The response of the carbon (C) cycle to global warming in terrestrial ecosystems is a major issue that must be considered when predicting future climate change. Due to warming simultaneously affects both vegetation and soil, therefore the response of soil organic carbon (SOC) has shown...

Author(s) : Zhang Feng; Zhang KaiPing; Li YuFei; Qin RongZhu; Hou Min; Li Ming; Zhang WenJuan; Li FengMin

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Soil & Tillage Research 2022 Vol.215 ref.67