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Objective: Long term improvement of soil structure

Select a case study from the table below. Documents are in the Adobe PDF format.

Category Case Study Soil type Keywords
Incorporate crop residues Study 2.  Straw incorporation since burning ban improves soil condition Heavy Arable, straw incorporation, cereals, heavy soils
Study 3.  Straw incorporation use of pig manures to benefit arable soils Medium to heavy Mixed, arable, cereals, straw incorporation, pig manure, pig slurry, FYM, heavy soils, medium soils
Study 7.  Composting FYM on grass leys improves soil condition in a mixed arable and beef enterprise Heavy Mixed, cereals, beef, FYM, compost, composting, grass leys
Study 9.  Straw incorporation after burning ban benefits arable soils Light to medium Arable, cereals, straw incorporation, light soils, medium soils
Study 10.  Straw incorporation improves conditions for potato growing Medium to heavy Arable, cereals, potatoes, straw incorporation, medium soils, heavy soils
Study 11.  Crop residue incorporation allows reduction in cultivation intensity Heavy Arable, cereals, straw incorporation, reduced cultivation, heavy soils
Study 12.  Min-till with residue incorporation benefits soils in large enterprise Light, medium and heavy Arable, cereals, sugar beet, minimum tillage, min till, reduced cultivation, straw incorporation, light soil, medium soil, heavy soil
Study 13.  Incorporating straw and poultry manure improves growing conditions for sugar beet Heavy Arable, cereals, sugar beet, straw incorporation, poultry manure, heavy soil
Study 14.  Poultry muck, straw return and grass leys benefit root crops and cereals Light, medium and heavy Mixed, arable, cereals, pigs, sugar beet, potatoes, FYM, poultry manure, grass leys, light soil, medium soil, heavy soil
Study 15.  Cereal straw incorporation has benefits for root crops Light to medium Arable, cereals, potatoes, sugar beet, straw incorporation, light soil, medium soil
Study 19.  Mixed arable, beef and sheep with short-term rotational grass leys, consistent application of FYM and sewage sludge Light to medium Mixed, arable, beef, sheep, sewage sludge, biosolids, FYM, poultry muck, turkey, residue incorporation, light soil, medium soil
Study 20.  Arable with sugar beet in an established rotation Medium to heavy Arable, cereals, sugar beet, straw incorporation, poultry manure, turkey, sugar beet sludge, medium soil, heavy soil
Study 21Soil improvement with grass leys in an arable and intensive beef farm Light to medium Mixed, arable, cereals, FYM, grass leys, rotational grass, beef, light soil, medium soil
Study 29.  Arable soils benefit from manures and rotational grass in a mixed dairy and pig farm Light, medium and heavy Mixed, light soils, medium soils, heavy soils, FYM, slurry, organic manures, arable, cereals, reduced cultivation, rotational grass leys
Study 6.  Grass leys and FYM improve soil on a mixed farm Medium, chalky Mixed, arable, cereals, FYM, slurry
Study 28.  Minimum tillage with imported poultry litter and rotational fallow Medium to heavy Arable, cereals, potatoes, poultry manure, minimum tillage, min till, reduced tillage, medium soil, heavy soil
Study 30.  Targeted use of manures benefits arable yields and improves soil structures Light, medium and heavy Mixed, light soils, slurry, crop rotation, rotational maize, FYM, reduced cultivation, cereals, maize, dairy, beef
Study 31.  Ex-potato land improved with organic manures, crop rotations and reduced cultivation Light to medium Mixed, potatoes, beef, FYM, oilseed rape, crop residues, reduced cultivation, cereals, maize, improved rotations
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