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Inter-row subsoiling increases marketable yield in potatoes

Bugge Henriksen, Christian; Mølgaard, Jens Peter and Rasmussen, Jesper (2004) Inter-row subsoiling increases marketable yield in potatoes. Darcof e-news.

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Inter-row subsoiling increased average yield of 40-65 mm potatoes by 14 pct during 2001-2003. But there were significant differences between the years. In 2001, the yield increased by 49 pct, whereas it was unaffected or decreased in 2002 and 2003. Better understanding of optimal subsoiling conditions is needed to exploit the benefit of inter-row subsoiling.

EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:subsoiling, potato, loosening
Subjects: Farming Systems
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Root crops
Crop husbandry > Soil tillage
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > I. 6 (CARMINA) Cultivation in ridges and mixed cropping
Deposited By: Henriksen, Christian Bugge
ID Code:3951
Deposited On:16 Nov 2004
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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