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K.M. Batal, D.R. Decoteau, D.M. Granberry, B.G. Mullinix, D.C. Sanders, G.D. Hoyt and R.J. Dufault

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Alyssa H. Cho, Alan W. Hodges and Carlene A. Chase

an alternative to a weedy fallow during the summer months. Despite the significant amount of literature and data to support the adoption of cover crops into cropping systems for environmental reasons, few economic studies of the use of cover crops

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John E. Beck, Michelle S. Schroeder-Moreno, Gina E. Fernandez, Julie M. Grossman and Nancy G. Creamer

; Snapp et al., 2005 ), they are underused in strawberry production. Moreover in NC, growers often replant strawberry crops on the same site, leaving inadequate time for an intervening cash crop, and while summer cover crops are recommended ( Poling et al

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Husrev Mennan and Mathieu Ngouajio

weed density and weed seedling emergence, particularly for summer annual weeds that are responsive to temperature and light, by direct competition from cover crop biomass ( Mennan et al., 2009 ; Teasdale, 1996 ) or by allelopathy ( Barnes and Putnam

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Jialin Yu, Nathan S. Boyd and Zhengfei Guan

to July in 2016 (year 2). The main plot factor was summer fallow programs including 1) leaving raised plastic mulch covered beds in place from the previous strawberry crop and applying 1–2 applications of glyphosate, 2) removing the plastic mulch and

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Amanda Skidmore, Neil Wilson, Mark Williams and Ric Bessin

of paper mulches in crop production: A review Agr. Food Sci. 23 60 79 Hanna, H.M. Carlson, B.L. Steward, B.L. Rosentrater, K.A. 2015 Evaluation of multi-row covers and support structure for cantaloupe and summer squash. Amer. Soc. Agr. Biol. Eng. Annu

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Emillie M. Skinner, Juan Carlos Díaz-Pérez, Sharad C. Phatak, Harry H. Schomberg and William Vencill

Cover crops are important in sustainable agricultural systems because they help improve soil organic matter and reduce soil erosion, among other benefits. Sunnhemp is a tropical legume that could be used as a summer cover crop in the southeastern

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Jose Linares, Johannes Scholberg, Kenneth Boote, Carlene A. Chase, James J. Ferguson and Robert McSorley

spacing was 4.2 m in the row and 6.1 m between rows. Two separate experiments were conducted. The main emphasis of the first study was on annual CC, and this study is hereafter referred to as the annual CC study (ACC). Summer and winter cover crops were

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Michael J. Costello

tested as cover crops in California vineyards or orchards either require summer water or are competitive enough with the vines to decrease vigor or yield ( Gulick et al., 1994 ; Ingels et al., 2005 ; Prichard et al., 1989 ; Wolpert et al., 1993 ). Two