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Effects of No-tillage Rice Cover Crop Cropping Systems on Rice Root Growth
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Effects of No-tillage Rice Cover Crop Cropping Systems on Rice Root Growth
Son, Daniel; Lee, Young-Han;
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This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of rice cover crop cropping systems on rice root growth in a rice field as affected by conventional tillage without rice straw or green manure crop treatment (CTFS, check plot), no-tillage without cover crops (NTNT), no-tillage amended with rape (NTRA), no-tillage amended with rye (NTRY), no-tillage amended with hairyvetch (NTHV), and no-tillage amended with Chinese milk vetch (NTCM). In 0-5 cm soil depth, dry weight of root in NTRS () was significantly higher than in the other plots (p<0.05) at harvesting stage. In addition, content of active organic matter at 0-5 cm soil depth was in NTCM, in NTRA, in NTRS, in NTRY, in NTHV, CTFS, and in NTNT treatment. In no-tillage rice cover crop cropping system, our findings suggest that NTRS and NTCM should be enhanced root growth and active organic matter in paddy field.
No-till;Root growth;Paddy;Active organic matter;Cover crop;
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