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Title:
The Concept of Controlled Traffic Tillage
Author:
Thacker, Gary W.; Coates, Wayne E.
Issue Date:
Mar-1993
Publisher:
College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Journal:
Cotton: A College of Agriculture Report
Abstract:
With controlled traffic tillage, the field is divided into "traffic zones" to which all wheel traffic is confined and `production zones" where the plants are grown and there is no wheel compaction. Researchers have shown that using this concept can result in significantly lower tillage costs and field work time than with conventional "broadcast" tillage systems. Most researchers have shown that controlled traffic cotton yields are as high, and are sometimes higher than with conventional tillage. In our research, we have not measured any differences in yield or soil compaction between controlled traffic and conventional tillage systems.
Keywords:
Agriculture -- Arizona; Cotton -- Arizona; Cotton -- Soil fertility; Cotton -- Management
Series/Report no.:
370094; Series P-94

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dc.titleThe Concept of Controlled Traffic Tillageen_US
dc.contributor.authorThacker, Gary W.en_US
dc.contributor.authorCoates, Wayne E.en_US
dc.date.issued1993-03-
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.identifier.journalCotton: A College of Agriculture Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractWith controlled traffic tillage, the field is divided into "traffic zones" to which all wheel traffic is confined and `production zones" where the plants are grown and there is no wheel compaction. Researchers have shown that using this concept can result in significantly lower tillage costs and field work time than with conventional "broadcast" tillage systems. Most researchers have shown that controlled traffic cotton yields are as high, and are sometimes higher than with conventional tillage. In our research, we have not measured any differences in yield or soil compaction between controlled traffic and conventional tillage systems.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectCotton -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectCotton -- Soil fertilityen_US
dc.subjectCotton -- Managementen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/209541-
dc.relation.ispartofseries370094en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeries P-94en_US
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