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Use of cereal grain cover crops for reducing groundwater nitrate contamination in the Chesapeake Bay region

Brinsfield, R.B.; Staver, K.W.

Cover crops for clean water the proceedings of an international conference, West Tennessee Experiment Station, April 9-11, 1991, Jackson, Tennessee: 79-82


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This study was conducted to: (1) determine if NO3 leaching from the root zone to shallow groundwater could be reduced using cereal grain cover crops; (2) evaluate the relative effectiveness of various small grain cultivars for N assimilation at different planting dates; and (3) determine the impact of cover crops on subsequent maize grain yields.

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