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Virender Kumar, Daniel C. Brainard and Robin R. Bellinder

Cover crops improve soil health and can be beneficial for weed management by suppressing weeds at different stages. During the cover crop growth period, cover crops can reduce weed growth and seed production through direct competition or

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Diego Gómez de Barreda, Jialin Yu and Patrick E. McCullough

In Georgia, cool-season grasses are primarily seeded in fall, rather than spring, to optimize establishment and minimize competition with warm-season annual grassy weeds. However, soil disruption, fertilization, and regular irrigation during

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Caitlin E. Splawski, Emilie E. Regnier, S. Kent Harrison, Mark A. Bennett and James D. Metzger

of several vegetable crops ( Kasirajan and Ngouajio, 2012 ). Black polyethylene plastic conserves soil moisture and is impervious to light and rainfall, making it effective at controlling weeds but conducive to excessive water runoff ( Feeser et al

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Jayesh B. Samtani, Gary J. Kling, Hannah M. Mathers and Luke Case

Weed management in container production is one of the major problems facing the nursery industry. Annual weeds in particular have the ability to grow under a wide range of environmental conditions. As a result of their small size and limited

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Jayesh B. Samtani, J. Ben Weber and Steven A. Fennimore

and central coastal areas with a growing season typically lasting 10 to 15 months ( AMRC, 2011 ). Weeds are a threat to strawberry, particularly during the early establishment stages, when high soil moisture levels are maintained through frequent

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M.A. Czarnota

at termination of first flush of growth. Although risk is of plant damage is a concern, growers and landscapers have considerable interest in determining if glyphosate applications can be used on select plant material to remove problem weeds. The

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Gabriele Amoroso, Piero Frangi, Riccardo Piatti, Alessio Fini, Francesco Ferrini and Marco Faoro

percent cover was assessed visually using a four class scale: 1 = <25%, 2 = 25% to 50%, 3 = 50% to 75%, and 4 = >75%. Plant disease symptoms and phenology were recorded weekly. Weeds were removed by hand twice in the first and third growing seasons and

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S. Alan Walters and Bryan G. Young

-scale implementation of NT practices for pumpkin production has been limited primarily due to the lack of available herbicides to control problematic broadleaf weeds ( Galloway and Weston, 1996 ; Rapp et al., 2004 ; Walters and Young, 2010 ; Walters et al., 2008

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Emily K. Dixon, Bernadine C. Strik, Luis R. Valenzuela-Estrada and David R. Bryla

issues to address in organic production, as Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)-listed materials for weed control are limited, and removing weeds by hand is expensive. Therefore, some growers allow weeds to grow in organic blackberry plantings and

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Eric B. Brennan and Jim E. Leap

management is challenging in organic systems, and it is well known that narrow rows and dense and spatially uniform crop stands are more competitive with weeds ( Brennan et al., 2009 ; Mohler, 2000 ; Olsen et al., 2005 , 2012 ; Weiner et al., 2001