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Video: Crop rotation trials – pH

Woodlands pH Rotation – a crop rotation trial started in 1961 at SRUC’s Craibstone Campus near Aberdeen (Scotland) demonstrating the influence of long term pH management on different crops using a pH gradient from 4.5 up to 7.5 in 0.5pH increments.

For a timelapse journey looking at the effect on the crops through a season across the different soil pH range, click here.

You will also find in information on technical details and a timelapse of another LTE located in the same field highlighting the importance of different macronutrients (N, P and K). The technical video for this NPK experiment can be found here and the timelapse video here.


The experiment has been funded by a range of sources over the years, but is currently within the Scottish Government RESAS research programme.

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