Breeding a better cover crop: a screen of rye germplasm for weed suppression

Project Overview

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2001: $9,986.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Graduate Student:
Major Professor:
Dr. Nancy Creamer
North Carolina State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: rye


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, mulches - killed, weed ecology
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization
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