Effect of mulch and irrigation practices on soil water, soil temperature and the grain yield of maize (Zea mays L) in Loess Plateau, China
Liu Yi1,2, Shen Yufang2, Yang Shenjiao2,3, Li Shiqing2* and Chen Fang1
1Laboratory of Aquatic Botany and Watershed Ecology, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430074, China.
2State Key Laboratory of Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming on the Loess Plateau, Northwest Science-Technology University of Agriculture and Forestry, Yangling 712100, China.
3Farmland Irrigation Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Xinxiang 453003, China.
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