Methods of Reducing Soil Crusting to Increase Cotton Seedling Emergence1
- O. L. Bennett,
- D. A. Ashley and
- B. D. Doss2
Seedling emergence of cotton was increased by the use of soil conditioners, evaporation-suppressing agents, and chemicals to reduce crust strength, and by altering geometric characteristics of the soil surface. Seedling emergence was negatively correlated with crust strength and positively correlated with moisture content of the top 3 inches of soil.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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