Use of geese for grass control: Amount of grass, available water, field size, type of crop, among factors affecting use of naturally selective weeders
AuthorsChester C. Conley
Irvin L. Peterson
Authors AffiliationsChester C. Conley is Farm Advisor, Merced County, University of California; Irvin L. Peterson is Farm Advisor, Merced County, University of California.
Hilgardia 11(11):12-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n11p12. November 1957.
The use of geese to clean fields of tough perennial grasses—such as Johnson, Bermuda, and nutgrass—has expanded in recent years to include nearly all broadleaf crops.
Conley C, Peterson I. 1957. Use of geese for grass control: Amount of grass, available water, field size, type of crop, among factors affecting use of naturally selective weeders. Hilgardia 11(11):12-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n11p12
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