Despite cool spring, dry summer upper Southeast cotton crop acceptable

Bickers, Chris
October 2005
Southeast Farm Press;10/19/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p18
Trade Publication
Forecasts the decline in cotton yields following a long dry spell in late summer, root-weakening cool spring and widespread deficiency of potassium in the U.S. Concern about crop quality; Importance of extended rotation to soilborne disease control in peanuts; Impact of hurricane on cotton production.


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