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Save and Grow Farming Systems Fact Sheet 10: Farmers stop ploughing on Kazakhstani steppe

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Year of publication: 2016
Publisher: FAO
Pages: 2 p.
Job Number: I5313

Abstract:

The tenth fact sheet in the Save and Grow series presents the key points for increasing crop yields of wheat by planting on zero-tilled land, rotating wheat with summer oats, replacing summer fallows with maize, sunflower and canola, and by decomposing residues on wheat fields trap winter snows, which helps maintain soil moisture, and release acids that suppress weeds.

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