Sustainable Agriculture Intensification in the Pampas of Argentina (Oliveros - Argentina)

Objective
The overall objective of the experiment is to study changes of crop production, soil indictors, environmental variables and resource use efficiency in sequences with different levels of sustainable intensification.
Data Access Statement
Available to collaborators only
Data license
Don't know
Data policy
No
Organization
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria
research organisation
People
Silvina Bacigaluppo
principal investigator
INTA-Argentina
Estación Experimental Agropecuaria Oliveros
Fernando Salvagiotti
principal investigator
INTA-Argentina
Estación Experimental Agropecuaria Oliveros
Dr Fernando Salvagiotti
principal investigator
INTA-Argentina
Crops, Soils and Water Management Group

Site: INTA Oliveros

Type
research station field
Local code
OLI
Location
Oliveros
Santa Fe Province
Argentina
Geographic location
-32.5625339, -60.8762106
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Elevation
6 Metres
Visits permitted?
Yes
Management
The experiment is conducted under rainfed conditions and no tillage.
Soil type
phaeozem
Soil description
Mollisols in the USDA classification system
Climatic type
warm oceanic / humid subtropical climate
Climate properties
VariableTime periodValue (range)Units
air temperature17.9 (12 – 23.8) degree Celsius
precipitation1057 (495 – 1862) millimeter
sun hours13 (11 – 15) hour

Design period: (2006—)

Design Type
Randomized complete block design
Description
Plots measure 13 x 50 m.
Design description
The experiment consists of a factorial combination of three soybean based sequences with increasing presence of cereals, cover crop inclusion and differential N fertilization in cereals.
Number of plots
144
Number of replicates
3
Crops
CropYears grown
soybeans
wheat
maize
cover crop
Crop Rotations
soybean monoculture
  • 1
    soybeans
M-S-W/S
  • 1
    maize
  • 2
    soybeans
  • 3
    wheat
    soybeans
M-W/S
  • 1
    maize
  • 2
    wheat
    soybeans
Factors
Factor name
Factor levels
nitrogen fertilizationin cereals
Two Nitrogen fertilization recommendations
Plot application: Whole plot
crop rotation
tillage process
soil scarification
Measurements
VariableMaterialUnitsFrequencyScaleComment
grain yield traitNot specifiedannual
soil water contentNot specifiedannual
plant biomassNot specifiedannual
grain yield traitNot specified
grain quality traitsNot specified

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