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Rescheduled: An Evening with The Land Institute – Kansas Sierra Club

January 28, 2022 | 7:00 pm

Rescheduled! The Kansas chapter of the Sierra Club hosts Dr. Aubrey Streit Krug, Director of Ecosphere Studies at The Land Institute, to ...

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Scientific Publications

Abstract Silphium integrifolium Michx. (silflower [Asteraceae]) is an emerging perennial oilseed and biomass crop with potential to supply ecosystem services, but optimum seeding dates for establishment are unknown. Our objective…

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Integrating perennial groundcovers (PGC) — sometimes referred to as living mulches or perennial cover crops — into annual cash-crop systems could address root causes of bare-soil practices that lead to…

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Abstract The development of perennial grain crops is driven by the vision of simultaneous food production and enhanced ecosystem services. Typically, perennial crops like intermediate wheatgrass (IWG)[Thinopyrum intermedium (Host) Barkworth…

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