Long term experiment with no tillage and conventional tillage

Local identifier
Lageado Experimental Farm - soil management
Years operational
1985— (Establishment period end: 1985)
Objective
To compare tillage systems: Conventional Tillage (disk plow plus disk harrow) and No Tillage systems
Farm operation data?
Sample archive?
Samples available?
 
Data Access Statement
Available to collaborators only
Data license
Don't know
Data policy
Yes (not online)
Organization
São Paulo State University
experimental research station
People
Dr Juliano Calonego
principal investigator
Dr Carlos A C Crusciol
principal investigator
Dr Ciro Rosolem
principal investigator
Dr Rogerio Soratto
principal investigator
Associate Professor

Site: Long term experiment with no tillage and conventional tillage

Type
research station field
Local code
Tarc
Location
Botucatu
São Paulo
Brazil
Geographic location
-22.8166666, -48.4166667
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Elevation
786 Metres
Visits permitted?
No
Soil type
ferralsol
Soil description
Typic Rhodudalf and the texture is clay uniformly in the soil profile
Climate description
mesothermal with dry winters, and the dry season is well defined from May to September, with yearly average rainfall of 1450 mm, distributed mostly between October and April
Climate properties
VariableTime periodValue (range)Units
air temperature20.7 (15.3 – 26.1) degree Celsius

Design period: Main Period (1985—)

Design Type
Randomized complete block design
Description
Crop season: Soybean, Common beans, Maize; Off-season: Wheat, Maize, Black oat, Pearl millet, Common beans, Yellow oat, Urochloa, Safflower, Sorghum
Design description
Conventional Tillage (disk plow plus disk harrow) and No Tillage systems
Number of plots
8
Number of replicates
4
Number of harvests per year
2
Crops
CropYears grown
soybeans
beans
maize
wheat
oats
millets
urochloa
safflower
sorghum
Factor
tillage process
conventional tillage
disk plow plus disk harrow
no-till

Related publications

  • Age of No-Till System and Nitrogen Management on Common Bean Nutrition and Yield
    10.2134/agronj13.0439 [In English]
  • Assessing the long-term effects of zero-tillage on the macroporosity of Brazilian soils using X-ray Computed Tomography