Cover Crop Species Evaluations

W.C. Hofmann, N. Goodell, and N. Hudson

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate several plant species for their potential as winter cover crops in a cotton production system. Two dates of cover crop planting were investigated.

PROCEDURES: Eleven cover crops1 and a control were planted on 30 inch beds on October 26 and November 27, 1990 (Table 1). The seed were broadcast by hand and raked into the soil. Visual observations of the percent…

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