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Organic rice and maize managed under direct seeding mulch-based cropping systems

Organic rice and maize managed under direct seeding mulch-based cropping systems, Bos Khnor, Kampong Cham, 10/07/2015
Organic rice and maize managed under direct seeding mulch-based cropping systems, Bos Khnor, Kampong Cham, 10/07/2015

Maize is cropped in bi-annual rotation with upland rice under organic DMC management. Stylo is broadcasted on rice after the last weeding. Pigeon pea is inter-cropped with maize after the first weeding.

 

Rapid restoration of poor sandy soil under CA management

Even on a very poor sandy soil like Prateah Lang Stung Chinit irrigation scheme, under CA management, the soil could be restored impressively. Definitely, soil tillage cancellation and significant biomass inputs of rice straw and cover crop Stylo has enhance the biological activity and soil organic carbon in the soil. Moreover, the rice productivity increases up to 50%.

Rapid restoration of poor sandy soil under CA management, SC, Rada Kong, 2014
Rapid restoration of poor sandy soil under CA management, SC, Rada Kong, 2014

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