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Application of Potassium to Grass Used as Cover Crop Guarantees Higher-Quality Cotton

Publicado em 16 fevereiro 2021

The use of cover crops between cotton harvests protects the soil, conserves water, and reduces the risk of erosion. Researchers at the University of Western São Paulo (UNOESTE) and São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Brazil found that application of potassium (K) to a grass cover crop grown before cotton in sandy soil lowered production cost and resulted in cotton with a higher market value.

Read the whole article at PhysOrg