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  1. CORESTA Congress, Online, 2020, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 18

    Effects of polyethylene mulches on pest management and yield in organic flue-cured tobacco

    MACHANOFF C.A.; SUCHOFF D.H.; VANN M.C.; WOODLEY A.L.
    North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Management of weed and insect pests in organic production of flue-cured tobacco is challenging due to lack of effective approved control options. Polyethylene plastic mulches are commonly used in vegetable and berry production to manage in-row weed...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Online, 2020, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 19

    Impacts of conservation tillage and cover crop mulch on weed emergence and leaf yield and quality in organic flue-cured tobacco

    MACHANOFF C.A.; SUCHOFF D.H.; VANN M.C.; WOODLEY A.L.
    North Carolina State University, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Intensive tillage in flue-cured tobacco production contributes to soil erosion and reduced water-holding capacity of soils. Conservation tillage minimizes soil disturbance by planting a crop directly into biomass residue of overwintered cover crop...