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Polyethylene over strawberries: Strawberry bed covers markedly influence soil temperature and earliness of fruit in Orange and San Diego county tests

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Victor Voth , University of California, Davis, located at the South Coast Field Station, Santa Ana.
R. S. Bringhurst, University of California, Davis.

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California Agriculture 13(5):5-5.

Published May 01, 1959

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Abstract

Thin sheets of polyethylene are used extensively to cover strawberry beds by southern California growers who report that covered beds have less fruit rot, cleaner fruit, and in many instances earlier production when compared with uncovered beds. Varying degrees of weed control are also realized.

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The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1386.

Polyethylene over strawberries: Strawberry bed covers markedly influence soil temperature and earliness of fruit in Orange and San Diego county tests

Victor Voth, R. S. Bringhurst
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Polyethylene over strawberries: Strawberry bed covers markedly influence soil temperature and earliness of fruit in Orange and San Diego county tests

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Authors

Victor Voth , University of California, Davis, located at the South Coast Field Station, Santa Ana.
R. S. Bringhurst, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 13(5):5-5.

Published May 01, 1959

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Thin sheets of polyethylene are used extensively to cover strawberry beds by southern California growers who report that covered beds have less fruit rot, cleaner fruit, and in many instances earlier production when compared with uncovered beds. Varying degrees of weed control are also realized.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1386.


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