Planting details for the Cellulosic Biofuels Diversity Experiment

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Planting information from the Agronomic Log of the agronomic crops used on the Cellulosic Biofuels Experiment. See also Perennial seed species and seeding rate of all GLBRC Experiments .

This datatable is part of the Cellulosic Biofuels Diversity Experiment dataset. The Cellulosic Biofuels Diversity Experiment is an additional long-term study located within the LTER Main Site complex, in which a series of 12 different cropping systems vary in species makeup and nitrogen input. Treatments include continuous corn, corn-soybean, two variations of switchgrass fertilized differently, a C3 – C4 grass mix, and prairie grasses native to Michigan with different numbers of species. Switchgrass varieties are Cave-in rock (commercial non-native) and Southlow commercial native). Prairie grasses include switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii), little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), and Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans),

Treatment plots are 9.1 by 27m (30 × 40 feet) replicated in each of 4 randomized blocks. The study site was established in 2008. Click on the image for a printable map of the study area.

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Experiment: Cellulosic Biofuel Diversity Experiment
Data available from: June 2008 to June 2017
Dataset: KBS083
Datatable ID: KBS083-004.34
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Last Updated 2017-12-18
Variate Description Units
obs date the date of the observation
plot the plot code
material the material used
rate the amount of material used
unit the units of material per acre
comment description of the activity

Data Excerpt

obs_date plot material rate unit comment
2019-06-06 CE112 Pioneer P22T69R (Round Up Ready) Soybean Seed 160000.0 seeds Planted soybeans in the GLBRC bait crop rep 6 ( first 2 plots east of miscanthis) in side 30 ft of perimeter bait crop on the south and east edge, south half of productivity study, LTER Main Site Lysimeter field (west half south of t2 plot) and CE2 plots. Equipment Used: Planted with the JD 7330 tractor and JD 1730 planter. Variety: Planted Pioneer P22T69R Roundup Ready soybeans. Planting depth: 1.25 inches. Row spacing: 15 inches.
2019-06-06 CE210 Pioneer P22T69R (Round Up Ready) Soybean Seed 160000.0 seeds Planted soybeans in the GLBRC bait crop rep 6 ( first 2 plots east of miscanthis) in side 30 ft of perimeter bait crop on the south and east edge, south half of productivity study, LTER Main Site Lysimeter field (west half south of t2 plot) and CE2 plots. Equipment Used: Planted with the JD 7330 tractor and JD 1730 planter. Variety: Planted Pioneer P22T69R Roundup Ready soybeans. Planting depth: 1.25 inches. Row spacing: 15 inches.
2019-06-06 CE312 Pioneer P22T69R (Round Up Ready) Soybean Seed 160000.0 seeds Planted soybeans in the GLBRC bait crop rep 6 ( first 2 plots east of miscanthis) in side 30 ft of perimeter bait crop on the south and east edge, south half of productivity study, LTER Main Site Lysimeter field (west half south of t2 plot) and CE2 plots. Equipment Used: Planted with the JD 7330 tractor and JD 1730 planter. Variety: Planted Pioneer P22T69R Roundup Ready soybeans. Planting depth: 1.25 inches. Row spacing: 15 inches.
2019-06-06 CE402 Pioneer P22T69R (Round Up Ready) Soybean Seed 160000.0 seeds Planted soybeans in the GLBRC bait crop rep 6 ( first 2 plots east of miscanthis) in side 30 ft of perimeter bait crop on the south and east edge, south half of productivity study, LTER Main Site Lysimeter field (west half south of t2 plot) and CE2 plots. Equipment Used: Planted with the JD 7330 tractor and JD 1730 planter. Variety: Planted Pioneer P22T69R Roundup Ready soybeans. Planting depth: 1.25 inches. Row spacing: 15 inches.
2018-05-26 CE105 Pioneer P22T69R (Round Up Ready) Soybean Seed 140000.0 seeds Planted soybeans in the LTER Main Site. Planted the N-rate (irrigated and non-irrigated studies), T8nt plots (all 4 reps), and CE study trt CE3 (plots 105, 207, 301, and 403). Equipment Used: Planted with the JD 7330 tractor and JD 1730 planter. Variety: Planted Pioneer P22T69R Roundup Ready soybeans. Planting depth: 1.25 inches. Row spacing: 15 inches.
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