Preplant herbicides: For weed control in cotton
J. H. Miller, Crops Research Division, ARS, USDA Cotton Research Station, Shafter
Bill B. Fischer, Fresno County
A. H. Lange, University of California, Davis
V. H. Schweers, Tulare County.
California Agriculture 18(5):6-7. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v018n05p6.
J. H. Miller is Research Agronomist, Crops Research Division, ARS, USDA Cotton Research Station, Shafter; Bill Fischer is Weed Control Farm. Advisor, Fresno County; A. H. Lange is Extension Weed Control Specialist, University of California, Davis; V. H. Schweers is Weed Control Farm Advisor, Tulare County.
Crop damage possibilities, only limited responses in cotton yields, and residue problems for subsequent crops, as evaluated in this report of San Joaquin Valley tests, indicate the need for caution in use of preplant herbicides for weed control.
Farm Advisors Alan G. George, Tulare County, and o. D. McCutcheon, Kings County, also cooperated in these studies.