Organic matter plays key role in cotton yield

Hollis, Paul H.
December 2004
Southeast Farm Press;12/15/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 28, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that organic matter plays important role in cotton yield. It informs that Alabama's Old Rotation has proven this. That yield potential increases along with soil organic matter. Charles Mitchell. Auburn University Extension agronomist says when he came to Auburn 20 years ago, he inherited the oldest cotton rotation in the world. It informs that as soil organic matter increased, the yield potential also increased. At the Old Rotation site, organic matter increased from about one half percent to 2 to 2.5 percent.


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