Summer Cover Crop Influence on Fall Vegetable Production

dc.contributor.author Kruse, Ray
dc.contributor.author Nair, Ajay
dc.date 2018-02-16T14:12:30.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T03:49:03Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T03:49:03Z
dc.date.copyright Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>One of the major challenges confronting vegetable growers is to manage weeds in a sustainable way. Herbicides often are the primary tools to manage weeds but growers are interested in utilizing sustainable and environmentally conscious tools for weed management. Cover crops are gaining popularity and recognition as a tool that can manage weeds, build organic matter, suppress erosion, and improve soil quality and health. The goal of this project was to evaluate four cover crops for weed suppression and their effects on yields of fall vegetables. The four cover crops studied were buckwheat (coolseason broadleaf), cowpea (warm-season broadleaf), oats (cool-season grass), and sorghum sudangrass (warm-season grass).</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/farms_reports/2166/
dc.identifier.articleid 3170
dc.identifier.contextkey 7229590
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath farms_reports/2166
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/36026
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries RFR A1423
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural Science
dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Agronomy and Crop Sciences
dc.subject.disciplines Horticulture
dc.subject.disciplines Natural Resources and Conservation
dc.subject.keywords Horticulture
dc.title Summer Cover Crop Influence on Fall Vegetable Production
dc.type article
dc.type.genre horticulture_station
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