Cover crops and organic mulch to improve tomato yields and soil fertility.

@inproceedings{Wang2009CoverCA,
  title={Cover crops and organic mulch to improve tomato yields and soil fertility.},
  author={Qingren Wang and Waldemar Klassen and Yuncong Li and Merlyn Codallo},
  year={2009}
}
Cover crops and organic mulches (OMs) have been reported as a means to reduce inputs and increase soil quality. A field experiment was conducted to elucidate the effects of summer cover crops and organic compost on winter fresh market tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) yields and quality. Cover crops were sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.), velvetbean (Mucuna pruriens var. utilis), cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.), and sorghum sudangrass [Sorghum bicolor x S. bicolor var. sudanense (Piper) Stapf… CONTINUE READING

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