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Sustaining agriculture in drought years



Sustaining agriculture in drought years



Agricultural Research Washington 45(1): 4-9



The use of conservation tillage under the semiarid subtropical climatic conditions of South Texas, USA, is discussed. Keeping some of the previous crop residue on the soil surface and reducing the use of ploughs and other tillage equipment help to conserve soil moisture, reduce soil erosion and soil compaction, and lead to greater economic return.

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