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Frost control tests with lettuce and alfalfa: Blanket of ice keeps plants from freezing

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California Agriculture 24(2):7-7.

Published February 01, 1970

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Icicles visible in photo above, were hanging from lettuce plants that had been sprinkled for frost protection by ice-coating. Photo to right, above, shows ice beginning to melt off the frost-protected lettuce heads. Right photo shows lettuce plants on a 24-inch grid, coated with ice. Lower photo to right shows uniformity of lettuce heads produced on flat soil surface with grid system. Photo below shows alfalfa plants encased in one-half inch of ice for frost protection.

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Frost control tests with lettuce and alfalfa: Blanket of ice keeps plants from freezing

Frank E. Robinson
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Frost control tests with lettuce and alfalfa: Blanket of ice keeps plants from freezing

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California Agriculture 24(2):7-7.

Published February 01, 1970

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Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Icicles visible in photo above, were hanging from lettuce plants that had been sprinkled for frost protection by ice-coating. Photo to right, above, shows ice beginning to melt off the frost-protected lettuce heads. Right photo shows lettuce plants on a 24-inch grid, coated with ice. Lower photo to right shows uniformity of lettuce heads produced on flat soil surface with grid system. Photo below shows alfalfa plants encased in one-half inch of ice for frost protection.

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