Sustainable Dryland Farming Database (CROPSYS)
Northwest Dryland Cereal/Legume Cropping Systems Database is a compilation
of research and experience in dryland agriculture in the northwestern
U.S. collected over the past 100 years. Database topics include
crop rotation, legumes and grasses, soil quality, soil fertility,
tillage and erosion, economics, pests, and alternate crops. Land
grant experiment station reports, USDA reports, and old books on
dryland agriculture are catalogued in CROPSYS, as well as more current
information from scientific journals, popular magazines, farmer
experience, and unpublished materials. Most entries include an interpretive
primary function of CROPSYS is to identify and locate references
that are not catalogued in most contemporary bibliographic databases.
For example, someone interested in using black medic in a cropping
system can find information from university dissertations and seed
company literature, and research results reported in conference
proceedings. Most of these resources are not catalogued elsewhere.
The database uses full text search.
or Browse CROPSYS keywords
starting with one of these more general terms:
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March 31, 2004