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Over Clover

Researchers at Utah State University determined that a cover crop of clover seeded with an irrigated wheat crop outcompeted weeds and had no detrimental effect on wheat growth and development. Wheat yields were not significantly less than herbicide-alone treatments. Clover continued to grow and did not suffer from diminishing irrigation during dry down and after harvest.

Read more at the Western Integrated Pest Management 2018 Annual Report.

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