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1360. Cochran, V.L., L.F. Elliott, and R.I. Papendick. 1982. Effect of crop residue management and tillage on water use efficiency and yield of winter wheat.. Agron. J. 74:929-932.

5491. Radke, J.K., A.R. Dexter and O.J. Devine. 1985. Tillage effects on soil temperature, soil water, and wheat growth. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 49:1542.
Plots of fine sandy loam were tilled with either a scarifier (tine digger) or a rotary cultivator (rotovator), or left untilled as checks. Wheat grown on rotovated plots was significantly taller and yielded more at harvest than wheat grown on scarified plots. Differences in wheat plant height were related to soil structure and soil water but not to soil temperature.

5566. Ramig, R.E. and L.G. Ekin. 1976. Conservation tillage effects on water storage and crop yield in Walla Walla and Ritzville soils.. OR Agr. Expt. Sta. Special Report 459, p.15.

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