TITLE

Season-Long Weed Control Boosts Yields, Quality

PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;1/7/2016, Vol. 43 Issue 1, Special section p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the importance of weed control for improving cotton yield and quality. Topics discussed include choosing the right variety of cotton with residual herbicide program, weed management with pigweed, importance of water volume for maintaining cotton quality, and mentions the use of glyphosate in weed-control.
ACCESSION #
112255477

 

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