Long-term Cropping Effects on Partitioning of Water Flow and Nitrate Loss between Surface Runoff and Tile Drainage.

@article{Woodley2018LongtermCE,
  title={Long-term Cropping Effects on Partitioning of Water Flow and Nitrate Loss between Surface Runoff and Tile Drainage.},
  author={Alex L. Woodley and Craig F. Drury and W. Daniel Reynolds and C. S. Tan and X. M. Yang and Tom Okello Oloya},
  journal={Journal of environmental quality},
  year={2018},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          820-829
        }
}
Surface runoff and tile drainage are the main pathways for water movement and entry of agricultural nitrate into water resources. The objective of this 5-yr study was to characterize the partitioning of water flow and nitrate loss between these pathways for a humid-temperate Brookston clay loam soil under 54 to 59 yr of consistent cropping and fertilization. Cropping treatments included monoculture corn ( L., MC), continuous bluegrass ( L.) sod (CS), and a corn-oat-alfalfa ( L.)-alfalfa… 
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