Cover Crops for Weed Management in Southern Reduced-Tillage Vegetable Cropping Systems

@inproceedings{Price2013CoverCF,
  title={Cover Crops for Weed Management in Southern Reduced-Tillage Vegetable Cropping Systems},
  author={Andrew J. Price and Jason K. Norsworthy},
  booktitle={Weed Technology},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract With growing agricultural demands from both conventional and organic systems comes the need for sustainable practices to ensure long-term productivity. Implementation of reduced- or no-till practices offers a number of environmental benefits for agricultural land and maintains adequate yield for current and future production. Concerns over satisfactory pest control options, particularly weed control, have contributed to the slow adoption of conservation practices in many areas. To… 
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