Legume Identity and Timing of Incorporation Effects on Soil Responses to Green Manure

dc.contributor.author Graef, Rhonda
dc.contributor.author Cambardella, Cynthia
dc.contributor.author Liebman, Matthew
dc.date 2018-02-13T09:28:05.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T03:43:02Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T03:43:02Z
dc.date.copyright Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2004
dc.date.embargo 2013-04-22
dc.date.issued 2004-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Challenges to sustainable agriculture include optimizing nitrogen (N) availability, maintaining profitability by reducing input costs, such as synthetic N fertilizers, and minimizing the loss of nitrate-N. Production of a legume green manure in a crop sequence is a typical method used to reduce or eliminate the need for applying synthetic N fertilizer to succeeding crops. Legumes or legume/small grain mixtures are often used as green manures because of the symbiotic association of most legume species with N fixing <em>Rhizobium</em> bacteria. The dynamics of nitrogen (N) mineralization in the soil after legume incorporation are complex. To contribute adequate amounts of plant-available N to the subsequent crop, the incorporated green manures must decompose sufficiently and in synchrony with the N demand of crops such as corn.</p>
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dc.identifier.articleid 2380
dc.identifier.contextkey 4052708
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/35161
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural Science
dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Agronomy and Crop Sciences
dc.subject.keywords Agronomy
dc.title Legume Identity and Timing of Incorporation Effects on Soil Responses to Green Manure
dc.type article
dc.type.genre northeast_research_and_demonstration_farm
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