Living Mulches

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Living Mulch
... In agriculture, a living mulch is a cover crop interplanted or undersown with a main crop, and intended to serve the functions of a mulch, such as weed ... Living mulches grow for a long time with the main crops, whereas cover crops are incorporated into the soil or killed with herbicides ... Other benefits of mulches are slowing the growth of weeds, and protecting soil from water and wind erosion ...
Living Mulch - Management
... Because they compete with the main crop, living mulches may eventually need to be mechanically or chemically killed ... appropriate herbicide rate for burning down a living mulch ... that herbicide rates were inadequate to suppress all the living mulches ...

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