Aggregate carbon pools after 13-years of integrated crop-livestock management in semi-arid soils

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2010: $160,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2013
Region: Southern
State: Texas
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jennifer Moore-Kucera
Texas Tech University
Description:
We examined long-term effects of ICL management on soil organic C (SOC) pools compared with continuous cotton (CTN), both using limited irrigation. A continued increase in SOC was measured in the ICL following 13 yr with 22% more SOC relative to CTN. The
Type:
Article/Newsletter/Blog
Authors:
LIsa Fultz
Jennifer Moore-Kucera
Ted Zobeck
Veronica Acosta-Martinez
Vivien Acosta-Martinez
Target audiences:
Educators; Researchers
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