Agricultural traffic management systems and soil health

Misiewicz, P.A., Kaczorowska-Dolowy, M., White, D.R., Dickin, E.T. and Godwin, R.J. (2022) Agricultural traffic management systems and soil health. In: Improving soil health. Burleigh Dodds, pp. 87-122. ISBN 9781801466141

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This chapter examines the relationship between agricultural traffic and soil compaction. It begins by reviewing research on how agricultural traffic affects soil compaction as well as ways of measuring soil compaction and its effects. It then discusses a range of potential techniques to avoid soil compaction. These include: controlled-traffic farming, low ground pressure tyre systems as well as tracks and gantry systems. The chapter also discusses the relationship between different tillage practices and soil compaction. It includes a case study based on research conducted by the authors.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Agriculture and Environment (from 1.08.20)
Depositing User: Miss Terésa-Marie Jones
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2023 12:24
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2023 12:24

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