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Evaluation of crown planting and direct seeding of asparagus after 15 years

Authors

Brian L. Benson
G. C. Hanna
Frank H. Takatori

Authors Affiliations

Brian L. Benson is Staff Research Associate, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis; G. C. Hanna was Olericultur-ist, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis—now with Peto Seeds, Woodland; Frank H. Takatori is Specialist, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 32(3):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n03p13. March 1978.

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Abstract

No differences in spear yield and quality were found between directseeded and crown-planted asparagus after 6 years. The number of viable crowns appears t o be more important than crown area in relation to spear yield.
Benson B, Hanna G, Takatori F. 1978. Evaluation of crown planting and direct seeding of asparagus after 15 years. Hilgardia 32(3):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n03p13
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