Paving the way to a better artichoke
AuthorsWayne L. Schrader
Keith S. Mayberry
David W. Cudney
Authors AffiliationsW. L. Schrader is a Farm Advisor in San Diego County; K. S. Mayberry is a Farm Advisor in Imperial County; D. W. Cudney is Extension Weed Scientist, UC Riverside.
Hilgardia 46(4):28-29. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n04p28. July 1992.
Significant yield increases were achieved when a seed-propagated, thornless artichoke cultivar was developed for winter production in coastal and desert regions of Southern California and Arizona. The new cultivar was compared to commercial seed-propagated artichoke cultivars. Through research on fertilization, spacing, and weed control, scientists developed guidelines for producing these artichokes as annuals.
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