Rice straw… burning vs. incorporation
AuthorsW. A. Williams
M. D. Morse
J. E. Ruckman
F. P. Guerrero
Authors AffiliationsWilliam A. Williams is Professor in Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis; Morton D. Morse is Superintendent of the Rice Experiment Station, Biggs; Joseph E. Ruckman is Associate Specialist, University of California, Davis; Frank P. Guerrero is Staff Research Associate, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 26(12):12-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v026n12p12. December 1972.
Both burning and incorporating rice straw resulted in similar grain production and nitrogen economy for 8 years in a field planted annually to Colusa rice. There was no observable increase in disease or insect populations in any of the treatments.
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