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Efficiency of Advanced Systems for Minimum and Unconventional Tillage for Maize Production on Slope Lands
International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences
Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages: 263-267
Received: Aug. 2, 2017; Accepted: Aug. 25, 2017; Published: Oct. 13, 2017
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Petar Dimitrov Dimitrov, Department of Soil Science, Institute of Soil Science, Agrotechnologies and Plant Protection, Sofia, Bulgaria
Hristo Ivanov Beloev, Department of Agricultural Machinery, University of Ruse, Ruse, Bulgaria
Gergana Slavova Kuncheva, Department of Soil Science, Institute of Soil Science, Agrotechnologies and Plant Protection, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Abstract
The consequences of water erosion processes in arable lands are reduction of the root layer, deterioration of soil structure, lower water retention capacity of the soil and loss of nutrients and organic matter, and final result, reduction of soil fertility. To combat water erosion on slope lands were created advanced systems for minimum and unconventional tillage for cultivation of maize on slope lands. This study examines the economic efficiency of these systems, included the impact of these treatments on the yield of crops and their conservation effect.
Keywords
Water Erosion, Minimum Tillage, Erosion Control Efficiency, Economic Efficiency
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Petar Dimitrov Dimitrov, Hristo Ivanov Beloev, Gergana Slavova Kuncheva, Efficiency of Advanced Systems for Minimum and Unconventional Tillage for Maize Production on Slope Lands, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 5, 2017, pp. 263-267. doi: 10.11648/j.ijefm.20170505.15
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