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  1. Vol. 51 No. 1, p. 39-41
     
    Received: Apr 28, 1958


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doi:10.2134/agronj1959.00021962005100010014x

Establishment of Grasses on Sandy Soil of the Southern High Plains of Texas Using a Mulch and Simulated Moisture Levels1

  1. William C. Moldenhauer2

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Emergence of seven grasses occurred at a much lower moisture level when a mulch covered the seeded area. The mulch was much less beneficial with cool temperatures during the period of germination. Weather records show that a mulch would have been helpful in 31% of the years at Big Spring, Texas, and 36% of the years at Seminole, Texas.

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