Effects of straw incorporation on the yield , nitrogen fertilizer and insecticide requirements of sugarbeet ( Beta vulgaris )

Incorporation of large amounts of straw (8-15 t/ha dry matter) into the soil had no effect on the incidence of soil pests and diseases or sugarbeet seedling population densities in experiments performed over three seasons (1984/85 to 1986/87) in Suffolk. Straw incorporation had no effect on sugar yield at the recommended rate of nitrogen fertilizer… CONTINUE READING