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Title:
From the soil up
Author:
Schriefer, Donald L.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Austin, Tex. : Acres U.S.A., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780911311631
Format :
Book

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The farmer¿s role is to conduct the symphony of plants and soil. In this book, learn how to coax the most out of your plants by providing the best soil and removing all yield-limiting factors. Schriefer is best known for his ¿systems¿ approach to tillage and soil fertility, which is detailed here. Managing soil aeration, water, and residue decay are covered, as well as ridge planting systems, guidelines for cultivating row crops, and managing soil fertility. Develop your own soil fertility system for long-term productivity.