Decomposition and Nutrient Release Dynamics of Cover Crop Materials

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $41,064.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $2,125.00
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jeff Mitchell
University of California, Davis

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, cotton, sorghum (milo)


  • Crop Production: continuous cropping, cover crops, double cropping, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.