Stover and Residue Biomass and Cover Crop Biomass — GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment

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Corn stover (dried stalks and leaves remaining after grain harvest) and residual corn stover (remaining biomass after machine harvest of stover) dry matter yield are given here for KBS and Arlington GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment treatments G1-G4 (continuous corn, and corn-soybean-canola rotations). Microplots were established to determine the efficacy of the stover harvesting machinery.

Cover crops were added to treatments G2-G4 in 2013. Cover crop yield is also given in the data table.

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 2016
Dataset: KBS060
Datatable ID: KBS060-003.87
Core Areas Primary Production,Organic Matter,Disturbance
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Last Updated 2023-10-24
Variate Description Units
year year of growing season
harvest date harvest date
site location of experiment
treatment experimental treatment
replicate replicate block nested in treatment
fraction part of the plant that was harvested
field section section of the field harvested
area harvested ft2 area harvested
dry matter yield mg ha yield as dry matter Mg/ha
moisture at harvest percent moisture measured at harvest %
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Data Excerpt

year harvest_date site treatment replicate fraction field_section area_harvested_ft2 dry_matter_yield_mg_ha moisture_at_harvest comments
2020 2020-11-19 KBS G1 R5 corn stover main 9842.25 3.432613106825496 19.18947
2020 2020-11-19 KBS G1 R4 corn stover main 9842.25 3.494464966120601 27.48476
2020 2020-11-19 KBS G1 R3 corn stover main 9842.25 3.1565730733031665 19.784706
2020 2020-11-19 KBS G1 R2 corn stover main 9842.25 3.162816291005143 21.51084
2020 2020-11-19 KBS G1 R1 corn stover main 9842.25 3.222 34.7
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