Stubble: trash or treasure

Stubble management involves the retention of stubble either in or on the seedbed during fallowing between crops by the practices of incorporation or surface mulching.

Date
1 January 1979
Publisher
Department of Land and Water Conservation
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
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The conventional management practice of burning the stubble leaves the soil bare and consequently unprotected from raindrop impact when the risk from erosion is highest. The period of highest rainfall intensity occurs from October to April.
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