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Title: Benefits and Costs of Using Perennial Peanut as Living Mulch for Fruit Trees in Hawaii
Authors: Radovich, Ted
Cox, Linda J.
Sugano, Jari
Idol, Travis
Keywords: Arachis pintoi
live mulches
cost analysis
fruit crops
Issue Date: Aug-2009
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Radovich T, Cox LJ, Sugano J, Idol T. 2009. Benefits and costs of using perennial peanut as living mulch for fruit trees in Hawaii. 10 p. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. (Soil and Crop Management; SCM-27).
Series/Report no.: Soil and Crop Management
Abstract: To help Hawaii growers make management decisions about the use of a living mulch, this publication describes experiments conducted to study the effects of perennial peanut planting method and density on (1) groundcover canopy development, (2) selected indicators of soil quality, (3) fruit tree nutrient status, and (4) the cost of establishing the living mulch.
Pages/Duration: 10 pages
Appears in Collections:Soil and Crop Management, 1998 - present

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