Early mulched strawberries: Early mulching of winter-planted strawberries with clear polyethylene gives gross yield increases
R. S. Bringhurst
Authors AffiliationsVictor Voth is Associate Specialist in Pomology, University of California, Davis, stationed at the South Coast Field Station, Santa Ana; R. S. Bringhurst is Associate Pomologist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 16(2):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n02p14. February 1962.
The fruit yield and performance pattern of winter-planted strawberries in California depends largely on how much the plants grow during the winter months. If they grow considerably, more flower buds are initiated because of the short photoperiod, and the crowns develop sufficiently to support a sizable early crop.
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Farm cooperators in research
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Cotton breeding progress continues
Effect of fertilizer, row spacing and clipping on alfalfa seed
Gamma radiation device: Aids study of water movement in soil
Kapareil: —A new small-kernel almond variety for confections
Black light traps: —Help determine flights of codling moths and other deciduous fruit pests
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