LTE on Agriculture Sustainable Intensification in the Pampas of 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.
Farm operation data?
Sample archive?
Samples available?
 
Data Access Statement
Available to collaborators only
Data license
Don't know
Data policy
No
Organization
National Institute Agriculture Technology
research organisation
People
Fernando Salvagiotti
principal investigator
INTA Oliveros Research Station
Agronomy Department
Silvina Bacigaluppo
data manager
INTA Oliveros Research Station
Agronomy Department

Site: LTE Oliveros

Local code
OLI
Location
Oliveros
Santa Fe Province
Argentina
Geographic location
-32.5625339, -60.8762106
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Elevation
6 Metres
Visits permitted?
No
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 semi-arid climate
Climate properties
VariableTime periodValue (range)Units
air temperature17.9 (12 – 23.8) degree Celsius
precipitation1057 (495 – 1862) millimeter
sun hours13

Design period: (2006—)

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
60
Number of replicates
3
Crops
CropYears grown
soybeans
wheat
maize
Crop Rotations
soybean monoculture
  • 1
    soybeans
M-S-W/S
  • 1
    maize
  • 2
    soybeans
  • 3
    wheat
    as cover crop
    soybeans
M-W/S
  • 1
    maize
  • 2
    wheat
    as cover crop
    soybeans
Factor
nitrogen fertilizer exposure
Nitrogen applied at various rates
Plot application: Whole plot
Measurements
VariableMaterialUnitsFrequencyScaleComment
grain yield traitNot specifiedannual
soil water contentNot specifiedannual
plant quality traitsNot specifiedannual