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Cover Crops Management Articles

Cover crops and fertility management in Fraser fir production: Avoiding dumping scarce resources down the drain in difficult times
Pascal Nzokou, Paligwende Nikiema, and Bert Cregg. Great Lakes Christmas Trees Journal 4(1): 4-9.

Ground covers in Fraser fir (Abies fraseri [Pursh] Poir.) production systems: Effects on soil fertility, tree morphology and foliar nutrient status.
Alexa R. Wilson, Pascal Nzokou, and Bert Cregg. European Journal of Horticultural Sciences 75(6). S. 269-277.

Combining legume groundcovers and low nitrogen fertilization in a short rotation Fraser fir (Abies fraseri) cropping system: Effect on productivity, soil fertility, and nutrient leaching.
Yinqian Lin, Alexa Wilson, and Pascal Nzokou. HortScience 46(3): 1-6.

Cover crop choices for Michigan
Dale Mucth et al. 2003. Extension Bulletin E-2884. Recommended cover crop choices for Michigan conditions. Document published by MSU extension.

Cover Crops
Dale Mucth and Todd E. Martin. General information on cover crops, their importance and use in Agriculture.

Fertilization Practices for Christmas Trees
This document content recommended levels for major elements.

Manure Composition Chart
Read the table to know the chemical composition of major animal manures.

Making Weeds Work for You: Groundcover Management
Bryan Davis . American Christmas Tree Journal 51(5): 12-14.


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