Every growing season usually has several severe thunderstorms, which sometimes result in crop-damaging hail. Bruised or broken stems are regularly observed after hail, but the hail damage is often not severe enough to kill the plant.
Examples of different pest management strategies are given including cultural, host plant resistance, mechanical, biological and chemical control. The steps of implementing IPM and its benefits are described.
No production in the saline areas results in a net loss. By establishing perennial salt-tolerant covers, not only can we profit from these currently unproductive areas but can also minimize blowing of topsoil
Holtwood, Pa., no-tiller Steve Groff no-tills pumpkins with this Monosem planter that includes Pequea’s Residue Slicers, which cut through rolled-down triticale and hairy vetch ahead of the row units. He no-tills pumpkins in 45-inch rows between Memorial Day and the end of June.
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