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Chemical fallow aids perennial grass establishment

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C. M. McKell, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Riverside, formerly Plant Physiologist, Crops Research Division, ARS, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture
B. L. Kay, U. C. Davis

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California Agriculture 18(2):14-15.

Published February 01, 1964

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Abstract

Results of this study indicate that certain herbicides may be used to reduce soilmoisture depletion by weedy plant species and thus insure good stands of grasses, even when seeded in seasons of low rainfall. Vigorous grass plants are more likely to result if soil-moisture reserves are high at the time of seeding.

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These studies were cooper-ative investigations of the University of California and Crops Research Div., ARS, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture.

Chemical fallow aids perennial grass establishment

C. M. McKell, B. L. Kay
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Chemical fallow aids perennial grass establishment

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

Authors

C. M. McKell, Department of Agronomy, University of California, Riverside, formerly Plant Physiologist, Crops Research Division, ARS, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture
B. L. Kay, U. C. Davis

Publication Information

California Agriculture 18(2):14-15.

Published February 01, 1964

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Results of this study indicate that certain herbicides may be used to reduce soilmoisture depletion by weedy plant species and thus insure good stands of grasses, even when seeded in seasons of low rainfall. Vigorous grass plants are more likely to result if soil-moisture reserves are high at the time of seeding.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

These studies were cooper-ative investigations of the University of California and Crops Research Div., ARS, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture.


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