Seedling competition from resident range cover often cause of seeding failures
D. C. Sumner, University of California
R. Merton Love, University of California
California Agriculture 15(2):6-6. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v015n02p6.
D. C. Summer is Associate Specialist in the Experiment Station, University of California, Davis. R. Merton Love is Agronomist in the Experiment Station, University of California, Davis.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Frequently, failures of range seeding have been blamed on one or many factors such as exposures, rainfall, soil depth and type, temperatures, and depredations by birds and by rodents. Early, excessive, competition from the resident seedling plants is often given too little attention.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1194.