Influence of Cover Crops on Insect Pests and Predators in Conservation Tillage Cotton

Infall2000,anon-farmsustainableagriculturalresearchprojectwasestablishedforcotton, GossypiumhirsutumL.,inTiftCounty,Georgia.Theobjectiveofour2-yrresearchprojectwastodetermine theimpactofseveralcovercropsonpestandpredatorinsectsincotton.TheÞvecovercroptreatments included1)cerealrye,SecalecerealeL.,astandardgrasscovercrop;2)crimsonclover,Trifoliumincarnatum L., a standard legume cover crop; 3) a legume mixture of balansa clover, Trifolium michelianum Savi; crimsonclover;andhairyvetch,ViciavillosaRoth;4)alegumemixtureryecombination;and5)nocover crop in conventionally tilled Þelds.

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FROSTY Soggy Soils
Survivor Cold Tolerance
Compaction-Busting-Roots
Dynamite Cold Tolerant

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