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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Research and education best management practice for sustainable production of soybean under climate change

Location: National Soil Dynamics Laboratory

Project Number: 6010-12000-010-12
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2011
End Date: Jan 31, 2014

This research develops sustainable farming systems that will enhance (i) soil quality,(ii) soybean yield and yield stability under environmental and biotic stresses, and (iii) environmental quality and sustainability; and that will accommodate expected climate variability.

The main focus of this project is to (i) develop best management practices that include no-till, cover crops, crop rotations, and gypsum; (ii) characterize their effectiveness in improving soil and crop productivity, and carbon sequestration and in reducing greenhouse gaseous loss to the environment.

Last Modified: 11/27/2015
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