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4194. McCalla, T.M. and F.L. Duley. 1943. Disintegration of crop residues as influenced by subtillage and plowing.. J. Am. Soc. Agron. 35:306-315.
Cornstalks more resistant to decay than wheat straw. By leaving residue on the surface, decomposition is slowed and more soil protection is maintained. Measured dry matter loss of 2, 4, and 8 T/ac wheat straw.