hairy vetch

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Synonyms for hairy vetch

European vetch much cultivated as forage and cover crops

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In another study, Mohammadi [21] found that increasing hairy vetch interseeding rate from 25 to 50 kg [ha.
How the fruit of regular tomatoes grown in hairy vetch mulch becomes so nutritionally similar to fruit produced by ySAMdc-modified tomatoes isn't yet understood.
We decided to try using hairy vetch to provide nitrogen (N) for corn, and to combine some for seed.
Vetch is especially valuable in organic production systems, but conventional farmers are also interested because hairy vetch mulch can lower their nitrogen fertilizer expenses by a third to a half and reduce pesticide loss in runoff.
The plots were then overseeded with white mustard, sorghum-sudangrass, winter wheat, or a mix of oat and hairy vetch.
You could follow the same routine to improve native soil, digging 3 inches of manure into the top 10 to 12 inches of each bed before planting, then sowing fall cover crops of crimson clover, rye, buckwheat, or hairy vetch, all to be tilled under before spring planting.
Teasdale, of the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory in Beltsville, developed hairy vetch as an alternative to plastic mulch in tomato plots in the Northeast.
To further increase nitrogen and organic matter in the soil, they plant a different bed each fall with a cover crop of clover, hairy vetch, and buckwheat, which they turn under in spring.
In the Chesapeake Bay watershed region, fields are seeded with hairy vetch or subterranean clover during the fall so the plants can grow some before the winter freeze.
In cold climates, replace purple vetch with either winter hairy vetch (hardy to 10 degrees) or woolly pod vetch (hardy to O degrees).
A recent study showed that an organic mulch made from a cover crop of hairy vetch can reduce Colorado potato beetle damage.
It could be used to control or kill off cover crops, for example, hairy vetch, which is very sensitive to the protein.
International cooperation takes many forms: swapped cotton germplasm in Uzbekistan; a winter nursery for cotton and kenaf at Tecoman in Mexico for use by American federal, private, and university plant breeders, courtesy Of a joint agreement between the Mexican government and the United States' National Cotton Council; field tests of hairy vetch as a natural mulch for vegetable crops in Poland; and, as you'll read in this issue of Agricultural Research magazine, collaborative efforts with South Africa to develop new blooms for the American floral industry - and new markets for small South African farmers.
This burclover, Medicago arabica, has an interesting history in the Mississippi Delta, where it was one of the most widely grown cover crops in the 1950's, rivaling hairy vetch.