Organic and Mineral Fertilizers I, N and C Balances, Long Term Soil Organic Matter Database, Switzerland
Entry ID: SAR.RAC.Fertilize2

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Summary
Abstract: This experiment began in 1975 at a cool temperate site with brown
calcereous, slightly hydromorphic soil. Before the experiment began
the soil had been cultivated for at least 20 years according to
standard agricultural recommendations, including crop rotation,
tillage, fertilization and plant protection.

The experiment consists of the following land uses and treatments:
Various previous ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 46.41   S: 46.39   E: 6.24   W: 6.23
Min Depth: SURFACE Max Depth: 90CM

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dr J.A. Neyroud
Dataset Title: Organic and mineral fertilizers I, N and C balances RAC. P24
Online Resource: http://www.rothamsted.bbsrc.ac.uk/aen/eusomnet/expts/orgmin1.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1975-01-01
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS > FERTILIZERS Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE > CROP/PLANT YIELDS Parameter Definition
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Quality a) Details of the plots

Width of smallest plot is 4.5 m
Length of smallest plot is 20 m
Slope: 1% . Shape: Uniform
Details of direction of cultivation: Parallel to long axis of the
plot, top to bottom.
Width of Bare Strip around plot: 3m
Width of Discard Strip around plot: 0.5m
Details of homogeneity of the plots: Stoniness ... View entire text
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
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
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: +41 22 3634318
Fax: +41 22 3621325
Contact Address:
(Federal Research Station for Plant Production at Changins, Swiss
Agricultural Research)
Station Federale de Recherche Agronomique de
Changins RAC
City: Nyon
Postal Code: CH-1260
Country: SWITZERLAND
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-01-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-01-31
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