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peer-reviewed research article

Success of mowing to control yellow starthistle depends on timing and plant's branching form

authors

Carri B. Benefield
Joseph DiTomaso
Guy B. Kyser
Steve Orloff
Kenneth R. Churches
Daniel B. Marcum
Glenn A. Nader

publication information

California Agriculture 53(2):17-21. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v053n02p17. March-April 1999.

author affiliations

C.B. Benefield is Graduate Student, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis; J.M. DiTomaso is Non-Crop Extension Weed Ecologist, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis; G.B. Kyser is Staff Research Associate, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis; S.B. Orloff, is Farm Advisors, Siskiyou, Calaveras, Shasta-Lassen, and Sutter-Yuba-Butte counties, respectively. K.R. Churches, is Farm Advisors, Siskiyou, Calaveras, Shasta-Lassen, and Sutter-Yuba-Butte counties, respectively. D.B. Marcum, is Farm Advisors, Siskiyou, Calaveras, Shasta-Lassen, and Sutter-Yuba-Butte counties, respectively. G.A. Nader is Farm Advisors, Siskiyou, Calaveras, Shasta-Lassen, and Sutter-Yuba-Butte counties, respectively.

author notes

The authors thank Jenny Drewitz, Stephen Enloe, John Finkelstein, Evelyn Healy, Kevin Karabian, Mark Renz and Alison Tschohl for their assistance with field experiments.

This research was supported by Smith-Lever IPM Project No. 97SLO17.