Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Tillage increases plant diseases

Author

C. E. Yarwood

Author Affiliations

C. E. Yarwood is Professor of Plant Pathology, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 23(3):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n03p4. March 1969.

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Abstract

Tillage practices have contributed greatly to increasing crop production. However, speculation and controversy have surrounded such practices as to the question of whether tillage increases or decrease: the incidence of disease in the growing crop. This study substantiates recent investigations indicating that tillage does, in fact, generally increase the incidence of plant diseases.

Yarwood C. 1969. Tillage increases plant diseases. Hilgardia 23(3):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n03p4
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