Using Cover Crops in Nursery Production

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2018: $284,869.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2021
Grant Recipient: Tennessee State University
Region: Southern
State: Tennessee
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Karla Addesso
Tennessee State University
Dr. Anthony Witcher discusses the use of different cover crops in the nursery production system, their benefits to the soil and erosion control, and the potential for deterrence of flatheaded apple tree borer attacks.
Anthony Witcher, Tennessee State University
Karla Addesso, Tennessee State University
Axel Gonzalez, Tennessee State University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
Ordering info:
Karla Addesso
Tennessee State University
Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center
McMinnville, TN 37110-1367
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.