Tillage and soil quality Tillage practices for sustainable agriculture and environmental quality in different agroecosystems

@inproceedings{Arshad1999TillageAS,
  title={Tillage and soil quality Tillage practices for sustainable agriculture and environmental quality in different agroecosystems},
  author={Muhammad Azeem Arshad},
  year={1999}
}
For centuries tillage has been used to prepare suitable seedbed to grow crops, and to control weeds and incorporate fertilizers, pesticides, manures and other amendments. In early years conversion of native ecosystems by tillage helped to unlock nutrients stored in soil organic matter, and thus `mine' naturally fertile soils to grow crops with minimum inputs for the growing population. However, at the same time, tillage was insidiously destroying soil organic matter and soil structure, and in… CONTINUE READING
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