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Tillage increases plant diseases

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C. E. Yarwood, University of California

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California Agriculture 23(3):4-6.

Published March 01, 1969

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Abstract

Tillage practices have contributed greatly to increasing crop production. However, speculation and controversy have surrounded such practices as to the question of whether tillage increases or decrease: the incidence of disease in the growing crop. This study substantiates recent investigations indicating that tillage does, in fact, generally increase the incidence of plant diseases.

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Study was aided by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Tillage increases plant diseases

C. E. Yarwood
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Tillage increases plant diseases

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Authors

C. E. Yarwood, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 23(3):4-6.

Published March 01, 1969

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Tillage practices have contributed greatly to increasing crop production. However, speculation and controversy have surrounded such practices as to the question of whether tillage increases or decrease: the incidence of disease in the growing crop. This study substantiates recent investigations indicating that tillage does, in fact, generally increase the incidence of plant diseases.

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Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Study was aided by a grant from the National Science Foundation.


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