Search
Close this search box.
Search
Close this search box.

Cover Crop information map

Cover crops improve early season natural enemy recruitment and pest management in cotton production

In fall 2000, a non-farm sustainable agricultural research project was established fo rcotton, Gossypium hirsutum L., in Tift County, Georgia. The objective of our 2-yr research project was to determine the impact of several cover crops on pest and predator insects in cotton. The cover cover crop treatments included 1) cerealrye, Secale cereale L., a standard grass cover crop; 2) crimson clover, Trifolium incarnatum L., a standard legume cover crop; 3) a legume mixture of balansa clover, Trifolium michelianum Savi; crimson clover; and hairy vetch, Vicia villosa Roth; 4) a legume mixture rye combination; and 5) no cover crop in conventionally tilled fields.

Click here for the full

Share it on:

Will you be attending Commodity Classic?

GO Seed will once again be attending Commodity Classic! If you’re interested in joining us for farmer led discussions on cover crops with GO Seed Director of Research and soil scientist, Dr. Shannon Cappellazzi, please email us by clicking the button below!
We hope you’ll come by our exhibit space and chat with the team, at space 2803!