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Christian A. Wyenandt, Landon H. Rhodes, Richard M. Riedel and Mark A. Bennett

. Bennett, M.A. Wood, R.K. Stinner, B.R. Cardina, J. 1995 A method for mechanically killing cover crops to optimize weed suppression Amer. J. Altern. Agr. 10 157 162 Ellis, M.A. Wilcox, W

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Zheng Wang, Mark Williams, Krista Jacobsen and Timothy Coolong

status, between-row mulches may provide weed suppression ( Kong et al., 2009 ) and act as a source of organic matter and fertility, particularly in organic systems ( Hoyt, 1992 ). On-farm observations by the authors have suggested that strip tillage has

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Steven A. Fennimore, Frank N. Martin, Thomas C. Miller, Janet C. Broome, Nathan Dorn and Ian Greene

foam insulation, water supply hose, and tractor to draw the single-bed prototype applicator. (Right) Same bed showing weed suppression after 27 d. Soils included three series and four sites, so each soil–site combination was unique. In 2011, two trials

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Jeremy S. Cowan, Arnold M. Saxton, Hang Liu, Karen K. Leonas, Debra Inglis and Carol A. Miles

renewable, natural, or sustainable feedstocks ( Hayes et al., 2012 ; Miles et al., 2009 ). They provide the benefits of PE mulch, such as weed suppression and improved crop yields, and are purported to completely degrade between crop seasons ( Cowan et al

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Dan TerAvest, Jeffrey L. Smith, Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, David Granatstein, Lori Hoagland and John P. Reganold

central components of the quality of agricultural soils: An overview Adv. Agron. 85 221 268 Hoagland, L. 2007 Impact of soil biology on nitrogen cycling and weed suppression under newly established organic orchard floor management systems PhD diss. Wash

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Vincent M. Russo

. Warncke, D.D. 2008 Nutrient cycling, weed suppression, and onion yield following Brassica and Sorghum sudangrass cover crops HortTechnology 8 68 74

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James E. Altland and Jennifer K. Boldt

108 Ferguson, J. Rathinasabapathi, B. Warren, C. 2008 Southern redcedar and southern magnolia wood chip mulches for weed suppression in containerized woody ornamentals HortTechnology 18 266 270 Gachukia, M.M. Evans, M.R. 2008 Root substrate pH

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Paul B. Francis and C. Robert Stark, Jr.

concentration of 3.1 g·L −1 and application rate of 179 L·ha −1 to the CS on 16 June 2008 and 27 June 2008 for brown stinkbug [ Euschistus servus (Say)] control. Row alleys were cultivated twice each season for weed suppression using a walk-behind self

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Griffin M. Bates, Sarah K. McNulty, Nikita D. Amstutz, Victor K. Pool and Katrina Cornish

covered by expanding rosettes, and the earlier natural weed suppression occurs. However, if the planting density is too high, plant size is reduced too much and harvestable product (the roots) is lost. Thus, determining the optimal balance between rubber

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Kathryn M. Kleitz, Marisa M. Wall, Constance L. Falk, Charles A. Martin, Marta D. Remmenga and Steven J. Guldan

crop performance, weed suppression and biochemical constituents of catnip and St. John's wort Crop Sci. 44 861 869 Falk, C.L. Meeks, S. Enos, T. 1996 National market analysis for southwestern herbs New Mexico Agr. Expt. Sta. Res. Rpt. 704 Falk, C.L. van