TITLE

Strawberries potential alternative crop for northern New Mexico?

AUTHOR(S)
Moorman, Jane
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/14/2013, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study that investigates the potential of strawberries to be an alternate fruit crop for northern New Mexico. Fruit tree crops in the region are regularly affected by late frosts. New Mexico State University (NMSU) Cooperative Extension Service fruit specialist and researcher Shengrui Yao is studying whether strawberries could survive late freezes. The study also aims to identify the kind of treatment needed by strawberry plants to adapt to high pH soil in the region.
ACCESSION #
88033826

 

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