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Evaluation of crown planting and direct seeding of asparagus after 15 years

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Brian L. Benson, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis
G. C. Hanna, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis—now with Peto Seeds, Woodland
Frank H. Takatori, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Riverside.

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California Agriculture 32(3):13-13.

Published March 01, 1978

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No differences in spear yield and quality were found between directseeded and crown-planted asparagus after 6 years. The number of viable crowns appears t o be more important than crown area in relation to spear yield.

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Evaluation of crown planting and direct seeding of asparagus after 15 years

Brian L. Benson, G. C. Hanna, Frank H. Takatori
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Evaluation of crown planting and direct seeding of asparagus after 15 years

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
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Authors

Brian L. Benson, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis
G. C. Hanna, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis—now with Peto Seeds, Woodland
Frank H. Takatori, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Riverside.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 32(3):13-13.

Published March 01, 1978

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

No differences in spear yield and quality were found between directseeded and crown-planted asparagus after 6 years. The number of viable crowns appears t o be more important than crown area in relation to spear yield.

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Full text is available in PDF.

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