Perennial weeds respond to control by soil solarization
California Agriculture 47(1):19-22. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v047n01p19.
Polyethylene tarps controlled bermudagrass and johnsongrass at Central Valley and near-coastal sites.
The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of Monsanto Agricultural Products, St. Louis, Missouri, and TRI-CAL, Inc., Hollister, California, for furnishing the polyethylene used in these studies; and Pat and John Laboyteaux, cooperating farmers in Weott, California. Thanks also go to Sonya Tafoya, graduate student in botany, for reading the manuscript.