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Cover Crops for Orchards in Hawaii

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Title: Cover Crops for Orchards in Hawaii
Authors: Evans, Dale O.
Joy, Robert J.
Chia, C.L.
Keywords: avocados
bananas
Coffea
coffee
cover crops
show 10 moreFabaceae
fruit crops
grasses
Hawaii
legumes
Macadamia
macadamia nuts
Musa
Persea americana
Poaceae

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Issue Date: Aug 1988
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Evans DO, Joy RJ, Chia CL. 1988. Cover crops for orchards in Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 16 p. (Research Extension Series; RES-094).
Series/Report no.: Research Extension Series
094
Abstract: The most appropriate cover crop species and practices differ depending on the orchard site, type of tree crop, and stage of orchard development. Success with cover crops depends on proper selection of plant species and on skill in establishing and managing them. Experience with cover crops in fruit tree plantings in Hawaii is limited. This publication presents information on the use and management of some legume and grass species as cover crops in avocado, banana, macadamia, and coffee orchards in Hawaii. Suggested species or practices should be tested in trial sections of orchards before widespread application.
Pages/Duration: 16 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/5989
ISSN: 0271-9916
Appears in Collections:Research Extension Series, 1980 - 1997



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