TITLE

Twin-row plantings give peanuts weed control boost

AUTHOR(S)
Yancy Jr., Cecll H.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;9/1/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Twin-row peanuts provide a weed-management advantage over single rows, according to a University of Florida study. In seven of 10 studies from 2000-2004, Barry Brecke, University of Florida weed scientist, found twin-rows improved weed control from 3 percent to 40 percent for both conventional and strip-till. In regard to yield, twin-rows had higher yields ranging from 6 percent to 35 percent in five of eight studies. Brecke and his colleagues used conventional and strip-till. In his study in northwest Florida, Brecke used Georgia Green and C-99R varieties. Standard herbicide treatments were used in the plots. Brecke looked at sicklepod, common cocklebur, spotted spurge, browntop millet, Florida beggarweed, redweed, southern sida and smallflower morningglory.
ACCESSION #
14329268

 

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