Hoosfield Continuous Barley Long Term Trial, Rothamsted
Entry ID: IACR.Hoosfield

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Summary
Abstract: This experiment began in 1852 at Rothamsted, England. The site was
occupied (farmed?) since Roman times. Map of 1623 shows field in
arable. Arable crops 1847-1851. Clay-with-flints overlying chalk; see
Avery & Catt (1995) The Soil at Rothamsted.

Average climatic conditions at the experimental site:

Minimum annual temperature: 5.2 deg C
Mean annual temperature: 9.1 deg C
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 51.83   S: 51.8   E: -0.33   W: -0.37
Min Depth: SURFACE Max Depth: 46 CM

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: P.R. Poulton
Dataset Title: Hoosfield Continuous Barley
Online Resource: http://www.rothamsted.bbsrc.ac.uk/aen/eusomnet/expts/hoosfield.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1852-01-01
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE > CROP/PLANT YIELDS Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE > CROPPING SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
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Quality a) Details of the plots

Width of smallest plot is 5.3 m
Length of smallest plot is 6.7 m
Width of largest plot is 12.2 m
Length of largest plot is 10.5 m
Slope: 0 . Shape: -
Details of direction of cultivation: Parallel (currently)
Width of Discard Strip around plot: 4.6-6.9m

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Data Center
European Soil Organic Matter Network, Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems Soil Organic Matter Network, Rothamsted Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.rothamsted.bbsrc.ac.uk/aen/eusomnet/
Dataset ID: Hoosfield Continuous Barley

Data Center Personnel
Name: PETER FALLOON
Phone: +44 (0)1582 763133 x2110
Fax: +44 (0)1582 760981
Email: Pete.Falloon at bbsrc.ac.uk
Contact Address:
Agriculture & Environment Division,
Rothamsted Research,
Harpenden,
Herts. AL5 2JQ UK.
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +44 (0)1582 763133
Fax: +44 (0)1582 760981
Contact Address:
IACR-Rothamsted
AL5 2JQ.
City: Harpenden
Province or State: Hertfordshire
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
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Publications/References
Jenkinson, D.S. & Johnston, A.E. (1977) Soil organic matter in the
Hoosfield continuous barley experiment. Rothamsted Experimental
station, Report for 1976, part 2: 87-101.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-11-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-01-31
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