1. General Model Information

Name: CONSERVATION TILLAGE

Acronym: CONSERVATION_TILLAGE


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: not specified
Main application: decision support/expert system, education
Keywords: soil, conservation, soil loss, crop, waste residue management

Contact:

Minnesota Extension Service
3 Coffey Hall
1420 Eckles Avenue
University of Minnesota
St Paul
MN 55108
USA

Author(s):

Abstract:

Provides detailed soil-related information about various criteria for choosing a conservation system to ensure least soil loss. The user must define a cropping situation for which a tillage system is recommended. Each parameter can be altered individually allowing rapid comparision of various conditions on most appropriate system. Input parameters include crop rotation system, soil conditions and waste residue management.

Author of the abstract:

Centre for Computer-based Learning in Land Use and Environmental Sciences (CLUES)


II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): IBM PC

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III. Mathematical Information


III.1 Mathematics


III.2 Quantities


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V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web


VI. Additional remarks


Last review of this document by: T. Gabele: Tue Oct 7 1997
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:41 CEST 2002

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