Brooms Barn Experiments

Experiments at Broom's Barn Site


Long-term Experiments

Experiment Code Purpose Started
Long Period Cultivation Experiment BB/1 To compare the effects on crop yield and weed infestation of continued ploughing, rotary cultivation, with the Simar implement and stirring the soil with a cultivator. To investigate the value of cyanamide as a weed-killer.
Long-term experiment No. 2, also known as Long-term fertilizers on a rotation BB/2 To test the effects of fertilizer on yields and chemical composition of crops during whole rotations 1965

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