TITLE

INFLUENCE OF SOIL USAGE AND SOIL TILLAGE SYSTEM ON SOIL PROPERTIES

AUTHOR(S)
Rusu, T.; Gus, P.; Bogdan, Ileana; Pop, A.; Moraru, Paula; Cacovean, H.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Bulletin of the University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary;2008, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p394
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses a study of the influence of the soil usage and soil tillage system on soil properties. The study's authors examined the changes of arable soil properties by a five years application of four working systems of soil. They suggested that the application of minimum tillage systems determine an increasing of the humus content and an increasing of the hydro stabile aggregates content.
ACCESSION #
37587166

 

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