Woburn Market Garden Long Term Soil Organic Matter/Cropping Experiment
Entry ID: IACR.WoburnMarket

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Abstract: This experiment began in 1942 at a cool temperate site. The Land use
and treatments in the project are as follows:

Land use: 4 categories: 1. 1942-1961; 2. 1942-1967; 3. 1967-1972; 4.
1942-present. 1,2. Under arable/hort. crops. Treatments: FYM 2
rates, Veg. & FYM compost 2 rates. Other trts on 1. only: Sewage sludge
2 rates, Sewage compost 2 rates. 3. Arable/hort Treatments:
Inorganic ... View entire text
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information and methodology can be obtained. This site is currently
in a datasharing phase of the network where actual data will become
available shortly, at different levels of accessibility. Please
follow this link for more information.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 52.04   S: 52.03   E: -0.59   W: -0.61
Min Depth: SURFACE Max Depth: 1M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Prof. S.P. McGrath
Dataset Title: Woburn Market Garden
Online Resource: http://www.rothamsted.bbsrc.ac.uk/aen/eusomnet/expts/woburnmg.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1942-01-01
Quality a) Details of the plots

Width of smallest plot is 5.18 m
Length of smallest plot is 8.15 m
Slope: 0.25-2 % . Shape: Uniform
Details of direction of cultivation: Right angles
Width of Bare Strip around plot: None
Width of Discard Strip around plot: Variable
Details of homogeneity of the plots: See two ... View entire text
Access Constraints none
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Data Set Progress
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/

Data Center Personnel
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,
Herts. AL5 2JQ UK.
Phone: +44 (0)1582 763133
Fax: +44 (0)1582 760981
Email: steve.mcgrath at bbsrc.ac.uk
Contact Address:
Soil Science Dept.,
IACR Rothamsted,
City: Harpenden
Province or State: Herts
Postal Code: AL5 3LQ
Country: England
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Catt, J.A., Weir, A.H., King, D.W., Le Riche, H.H., Pruden, G. and
Norrish, R.E. 1977. The soils of Woburn Experimental Farm: Lansome,
White Horse and School fields. Rothamsted Report for 1976, Part 2, 5-32.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-04-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-05-11
Future DIF Review Date: 2001-04-19
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