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University of Western Australia researchers are investigating approaches for decreasing greenhouse gas emissions from cropping systems By Louise Barton Key points.. Although incorporating grain-legumes, such as lupins, into cereal rotations is known to decrease the amount of synthetic nitrogen applied to the following cereal crop, it is not known if grain-legume production further enhances soil N2O emissions (and negating the benefit of lower CO2 emissions from urea hydrolysis)... Researchers are measuring soil N2O emissions from lupin-wheat rotations using soil chambers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia... Overall, the production and supply of fertiliser accounted for a large proportion (35%) of the GHG produced from wheat production, and occurred in the pre-farm stage (Table 1)... Overall, constraints have a far smaller effect on heavy soils than on sand plain soils...
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