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The strategic use of tillage within conservation farming

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We will evaluate the impact of a single tillage on soil chemical, physical and biological properties... We will assess the time required for the soil to recover from any detrimental impacts of a single, strategically applied tillage... A lack of tillage causes nutrients such as phosphorus and organic nitrogen to accumulate on the soil surface where they can be less accessible to plants due to extremes of temperature (sub zero to >50 C) and because of soil drying...