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New selective herbicide tested: CDEC applied in pre-emergence treatment of seeded lettuce shows promise for selective weed control without crop injury

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C. D. McCarty, University of California
D. C. Purnell, University of California
M. J. Garber, University of California

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California Agriculture 12(10):8-15.

Published October 01, 1958

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Precision cultivation and hand hoeing—the methods now used for weed control in lettuce production—become difficult where weed growth is thick and rapid. The lettuce may be overgrown to the point where cultivation is difficult and the lettuce suffers heavily from weed competition.

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The Fujiwara Brothers, ranchers in the Chino area, cooperated in the experiment with CDEC.

The above progress report is based on Agricultural Extension Service Project No. 4188.

H. F. Arle, Field Crops Research Branch, USDA, Phoenix, Arizona, and W. D. Pew, Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station, reported the experiments conducted in Arizona.

New selective herbicide tested: CDEC applied in pre-emergence treatment of seeded lettuce shows promise for selective weed control without crop injury

C. D. McCarty, D. C. Purnell, M. J. Garber
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New selective herbicide tested: CDEC applied in pre-emergence treatment of seeded lettuce shows promise for selective weed control without crop injury

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Authors

C. D. McCarty, University of California
D. C. Purnell, University of California
M. J. Garber, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 12(10):8-15.

Published October 01, 1958

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Precision cultivation and hand hoeing—the methods now used for weed control in lettuce production—become difficult where weed growth is thick and rapid. The lettuce may be overgrown to the point where cultivation is difficult and the lettuce suffers heavily from weed competition.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The Fujiwara Brothers, ranchers in the Chino area, cooperated in the experiment with CDEC.

The above progress report is based on Agricultural Extension Service Project No. 4188.

H. F. Arle, Field Crops Research Branch, USDA, Phoenix, Arizona, and W. D. Pew, Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station, reported the experiments conducted in Arizona.


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