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Identification of soil and biological factors in crop rotation systems with significance to wheat crop performance in the Overberg production area of South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
A two year experiment (2004-2005) was conducted at the Tygerhoek Experimental Farm near Riviersonderend in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. The effect of different crop rotation systems on soil properties, ...
Agroecosystem diversification for sustainability : the effects of crop rotation on soil microbial diversity, fertility and yield
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Agricultural intensification can involve the simplification of agroecosystems to crop monocultures requiring agrochemicals to maintain soil fertility and control pests. This can have negative impacts on ...
The ecological sustainability of potato production in the sandveld region of the Western Cape: nutrient and water use efficiencies
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Uncertainty regarding the rate at which water and nutrients move and are distributed throughout the soil profile is key in managing potato production systems in the Sandveld region of the Western Cape. ...