Selecting the right cover crop gives multiple benefits
Mark Van Horn
Robert L. Bugg
P. Rick Miller
Authors AffiliationsC. A. Ingels is Information Analysts, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, UC Davis; M. Van Horn is Director, Student Experimental Farm, UC Davis; R. L. Bugg is Information Analysts, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, UC Davis; P. R. Miller is a visiting professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil.
Hilgardia 48(5):43-48. DOI:10.3733/ca.v048n05p43. September 1994.
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The use of cover crops continues to increase as farmers seek to improve soil quality and reduce chemical inputs. Research and grower experience have shown that cover crops can provide multiple benefits related to soil protection, soil fertility, groundwater quality and pest management. Choosing the right cover crop is critical to successful cover cropping.
Ingels C, Horn M, Bugg R, Miller P. 1994. Selecting the right cover crop gives multiple benefits. Hilgardia 48(5):43-48. DOI:10.3733/ca.v048n05p43
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