GLBRC Sustainability Data Catalog

Stover Removal Experiment Grain Yield

Stover non-removal microplot grain yields are compared to control plot grain yields where stover is removed. This study was designed to provide experimental data on the impacts of stover removal in order to establish threshold levels of stover management.

This datatable is part of the GLBRC Agronomic Yields dataset. This data set contains information about agronomic yields for the GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment, the Stover Removal Experiment and the Unfertilized/fertilized Experiment at Kellogg Biological Station and Arlington and also for the GLBRC Scale-up experiment and Switchgrass N-rate experiments at KBS. Perennial treatments include herbaceous perennials- switchgrass, miscanthus, grass mix, old field and prairie (G5,G6, G7, G9 and G10) and poplar trees (G8) . Annual treatments include continuous corn (G1), and during 2008-2011 corn-soybean–canola rotations (G2-G4). In 2012 ,G2-G4 treatments no longer planted canola and added cover crops to a corn-soy rotation. Agronomic yields are measured during normal crop harvest by machine harvesters appropriate to each crop as described in the GLBRC Agronomic Protocol.


Experiment: GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment
Data available from: January 2008 to January 2014
Dataset: GLBRC081
Datatable ID: GLBRC081-005.73
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Last Updated 2017-10-24
Variate Description Units
year year of growing season
harvest date harvest date
site location of experiment
main or microplot Is data front the main part of the field or the micro plots?
crop harvested crop
treatment experimental treatment
replicate replicate block nested in treatment
wi plot id Arlington's plot code
field section section of the field harvested
area harvested ft2 area harvested squarefoot
yield mg ha yield harvested at standard moisture Mg/ha
moisture at harvest percent moisture measured at harvest %
comments comments
fraction part of plant harvested

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Data Excerpt

year harvest_date site main_or_microplot crop treatment replicate wi_plot_id field_section area_harvested_ft2 yield_mg_ha moisture_at_harvest comments fraction
2017 2017-10-27 Arlington stover microplot corn G1 R1 101 west 700 11.53 23 grain
2017 2017-10-27 Arlington stover microplot control corn G1 R1 101 east 700 11.58 21.4 grain
2017 2017-10-27 Arlington stover microplot corn G1 R2 212 west 700 12.63 19.6 grain
2017 2017-10-27 Arlington stover microplot control corn G1 R2 212 east 700 10.95 22.6 grain
2017 2017-10-27 Arlington stover microplot control corn G1 R3 309 east 700 11.55 25.1 grain
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