P11 - Organic and mineral fertilizers

This experiment has been added by the GLTEN Curators using existing published sources.
Local identifier
P11
Years operational
1963—
Objective
To evaluate effects of different organic and mineral fertilizers on a 4 year crop rotation
Data Access Statement
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Data policy
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Organization
Agroscope
research organisation
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Site: Changins

Type
research station field
Location
Changins
Switzerland
Geographic location
46.398811, 6.2402
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Elevation
420 Metres
Visits permitted?
No
Soil properties
VariableDepthValue (range)UnitsRef yearEstimated?Baseline?
soil pH0 – 20 Centimetres7.3
soil organic carbon0 – 20 Centimetres20.3 gram per kilogram
sand content0 – 20 Centimetres345 gram per kilogram
clay content0 – 20 Centimetres196 gram per kilogram
Climate description
Since 1965 average temperatures have increased 1.8 oC.
Climate properties
VariableTime periodValue (range)Units
air temperature 1965 – 2017 10.2 (9 – 11.5) degree Celsius
precipitation 1965 – 2017 1000 (650 – 1400) millimeter

Design period: (1963—)

Design Type
Split-plot
Design description
Plots measure 11 x 5 m.
Number of replicates
4
Crops
CropYears grown
wheat
maize
rapeseed
beetroot
Crop Rotations
W-M-W  1963—1972
  • 1
    wheat
  • 2
    maize
  • 3
    wheat
W-M-W-B  1972—2008
  • 1
    wheat
  • 2
    maize
  • 3
    wheat
  • 4
    beetroot
W-M-W-R  2009—
  • 1
    wheat
  • 2
    maize
  • 3
    wheat
  • 4
    rapeseed
Factors
Factor name
Factor levels
natural fertilizer exposure
Since 1971.
None
farmyard manure  (10 t/ha)
Application frequency: annually
Chemical form: cattle manure
crop residues
nitrogen fertilizer exposure
N50  (50 kgN/ha)
N120  (120 kgN/ha)
Measurements
VariableMaterialUnitsFrequencyScaleComment
soil organic carbonSoil
soil fertilitySoil
soil densitySoil
grain yield traitAll cropsannually
grain quality traitsAll cropsannually

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