TITLE

Fall and winter moisture offers hope for Oklahoma canola crop

AUTHOR(S)
Schoonover, Vic
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;3/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the benefits of the fall and winter moisture to the canola crop in Oklahoma. Farmer Jerry Mitchell notes that the big tap root of canola, which enables it to find moisture in dry soil, kept the crop going despite one of the worst droughts he has experienced. He states that winter canola will make an important contribution to winter wheat rotation and likely correct perennial weed problems.
ACCESSION #
48878600

 

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