Field windbreaks for row crops: Inter-row plantings of grain in white asparagus fields gave protection against wind erosion during tests on peat soil
Herbert B. Schultz, University of California, Davis.
Alan B. Carlton, University of California, stationed at Stockton.
California Agriculture 13(11):5-6. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v013n11p5.
Herbert B. Schultz is Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis. Alan B. Carlton is Associate Specialist in Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California, stationed at Stockton.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Inter-row planting as a practical management practice for the protection of while asparagus fields from wind erosion has been intensively studied since 1955. Such erosion is sometimes costly to the growers and is an important factor in peat dust storms.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1686.