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Weed Control and Organic Mulches Affect Physiology and Growth of Landscape Shrubs

Author(s): B. M. Cregg and R. Schutzki

Month: Aug
Year: 2009

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Hortscience
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Volume: 44
Issue: 5
Pages: 1419-1424

Article Topic(s): Human Use
Research Setting(s): Landscape

Species Referenced: Viburnum dentatum (Southern arrowwood),

Abstract

The affects of common landscape mulches on soil properties and landscape plant growth were studied. Soil moisture was increased with mulching, but not soil pH of foliar nitrogen concentrations. Plant growth of most shrubs was improved with all mulches accept cypress mulch.

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B. M. Cregg and R. Schutzki. "Weed Control and Organic Mulches Affect Physiology and Growth of Landscape Shrubs." Hortscience 44.5 (2009): 1419-1424.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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