Agronomic Yields - Annual Crops
Agronomic yield from the 4 annual crop treatments (continuous corn, corn, wheat and canola rotations) of the GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment located on the KBS GLBRC Intensive sites. Yield is given at standard moisture for corn (15.5 %), soybean (13 %) and canola (8.5 %).
In addition to yield data from the main part of the field, yield data from stover microplots is also given here. Stover microplots are generally on the east and west side of the main field, one side is the control (same as the main field) and the other side is an alternate stover treatment. Stover is removed on the main field and the stover microplot controls and is not removed in the stover microplots. The stover microplot study was designed to provide experimental data on the impacts of stover removal in order to establish threshold levels of stover management.
Agronomic yields are measured during normal crop harvest by machine harvesters appropriate to each crop as described in the GLBRC Agronomic Protocol.
This datatable is part of the KBS GLBRC Agronomic Yields dataset. Agronomic yield record for the KBS Great Lakes Biofuels Research Center (GLBRC) Intensive site and the GLBRC scale-up fields.
|Experiment:||GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment|
|Data available from:||January 2008 to January 2019|
|Core Areas||Primary Production,Disturbance|
|year||year of the growing season|
|harvest date||harvest date|
|main or microplot||main experiment or microplot experiment?|
|treatment name||description of treatment|
|replicate||replicate nested within treatment|
|area harvested ft2||area harvested||squarefoot|
|yield mg ha||crop yield (at standard moisture for corn, soy and canola)||Mg/ha|
|moisture at harvest||percent moisture measured at harvest||%|
|comments||note about the sample|
|field section||section of the field harvested|
|fraction||part of the crop that was harvested|
|cover crop herbicided||was the cover crop herbicided?|
|stover remains||did the stover remain on the plots. The standard practice was to remove corn stover.|
|GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment: Agronomic Protocol|
|GLBRC Intensive Experiment: Corn Stover Removal Microplots|
|GLBRC: Corn Stover Removal|
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