Weeds in drained rice fields: Early application of herbicides by air and by ground rig controlled weeds in drained rice fields in tests in 1956
AuthorsKarl H. Ingebretsen
Ronald S. Baskett
W. A. Harvey
Milton D. Miller
Authors AffiliationsKarl H. Ingebretsen is Farm Advisor, Colusa County, University of California; Ronald S. Baskett is Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County, University of California; W. A. Harvey is Extension Weed Control Specialist, University of California, Davis; Milton D. Miller is Extension Agronomist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 11(7):5-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n07p5. July 1957.
Spraying drained rice fields for weed control is a recent development although the spraying of flooded rice by airplane is an established and steadily increasing practice.
Ingebretsen K, Baskett R, Harvey W, Miller M. 1957. Weeds in drained rice fields: Early application of herbicides by air and by ground rig controlled weeds in drained rice fields in tests in 1956. Hilgardia 11(7):5-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n07p5
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