Improved Soil Openers for the Establishment of Small-Seeded Legumes in Sod1
- A. Morris Decker,
- H. J. Retzer and
- F. G. Swain2
Two recently developed sod-seeder openers have produced successful establishment of a small-seeded legume (birdsfoot trefoil) in an old establshed bluegrass sward. Both were superior to the conventional opener which left only a narrow slit in the sod. The use of a presswheel improved establishment following the disk but not the wing opener. Granular heptachlor over the row at seeding resulted in improved stands one out of two years.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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