Water penetration in strawberries aided by seeding grain in furrows
AuthorsN. C. Welch
A. W. Marsh
Authors AffiliationsNorman C. Welch is Farm Advisor, Agricultural Extension Service, San Bernardino County; Albert W. Marsh is Extension Irrigation and Soils Specialist, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 20(4):12-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n04p12. April 1966.
Planting grain in furrows of strawberry fields counteracted compaction and increased water penetration in Riverside County tests. Adequate irrigation of the strawberries was maintained—along with frequent picking schedules—without holding water in the furrows for extended periods of time.
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