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Research Project: Strategies to Predict and Manipulate Responses of Crops and Crop Disease to Anticipated Changes of Carbon Dioxide, Ozone and Temperature

Location: Plant Science Research

Title: Cover crops to enhance soil biological activity

Author
item Franzluebbers, Alan

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/9/2014
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Cover crops can be an important component of conservation agricultural systems in the eastern USA. This presentation summarizes some of the benefits derived from cover crops, how cover crops impact soil biological activity, and how soil biological activity can be used to assess the sustainability of agriculture.