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Plastic mulches, 1979-June 1988

Evelyn A. Brownlee

Plastic mulches, 1979-June 1988

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by Evelyn A. Brownlee

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mulching -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Evelyn A. Brownlee.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesQuick bibliography series -- NAL-BIBL. QB 89-01., Quick bibliography series -- 89-01.
    ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17567728M

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    The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of barley (Hordeum vulgure L.) straw and clear polyethylene plastic mulch (‐mm thickness) on the establishment of ‘Midiron’, ‘Tufcote’, and ‘Vamont’ bermudagrass from sprigs. Separate tests were conducted in the fall of and and the summer of and berries, 4-mil ") plastic may last longer than 2-mil plastic. Most papers used for mulching are sold in rolls 3 feet wide. Under the moist weather conditions of the Wit-lamette Valley, all of the paper mulches tested disintegrated within a year's time. Plastic, which may be .

    It will reflect a different portion of the light spectrum than the other mulches. Up to a 20% higher yield may be expected. It will have a slightly higher soil temperature than black mulch. A tough mil plastic mulch film, 4′ x ′. Roll 4′ x ’Blue Plastic Garden Mulch $ including shipping to . 5. Mulches can also provide a barrier to soil pathogens 6. Opaque mulches prevent germination of annual weeds from receiving light 7. Reflective mulches will repel certain insects 8. Mulches maintain a warm temperature even during nighttime which enables seeds to germinate quickly and for young plants to rapidly establish a strong root growth File Size: KB.


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Plastic mulches, 1979-June 1988 by Evelyn A. Brownlee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Plastic mulches, June citations. [Evelyn A Brownlee; National Agricultural Library (U.S.)]. Plastic mulches, June citations 1979-June 1988 book prepared by Evelyn A. : Evelyn A. Brownlee. In book: A Guide to the Manufacture, Performance, and Potential of Plastics in Agriculture, pp (Decouteau et al Plastic mulches over trickle irrigation systems are widely used in Author: William J.

Lamont. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Advantages, best kinds, how and when to apply mulches for various ornamentals; hay, bark, peat moss, plastic, others.

A special printing 1979-June 1988 book Plants and Gardens, Vol No. Seventh printing. This is a used book. Pages are. Plastic mulches affect plant microclimate by modifying the soil energy balance and restricting soil water evaporation, thereby affecting plant growth and its yield (Tarara, and Voorhees et al Author: Julie Tarara.

One of the first plastics produced on a commercial scale in was polyethylene (PE). The widespread use of PE in agriculture and more specifically plastic mulches is due to its easy processing, excellent chemical resistance, high durability, flexibility, and freedom from odor and toxicity as compared to other polymers (Wright, ).The polyethylene resin comes to the manufacturing facility Cited by: Most plastic mulches vary in thickness from to mil and may be smooth or embossed (McCraw and Motes, ).

The diamond-shaped pattern on embossed plastics helps reduce contraction and expansion of the mulch. Also, it generally is more resistant to wind fatigue and cracking. Plastics comeFile Size: 70KB. Mulches may 1979-June 1988 book composed of organic plant materials or they may be synthetic mulches consisting of plastic sheets.

Plastic mulches. Plastic mulches generally consist of thin sheets of polyethylene or a similar material placed over the ground surface, especially along the plant rows. Holes are cut into the plastic film at plant spacings to allow the plant vegetation to emerge. Plastic mulches can be.

Plastic mulch is a product used, in a similar fashion to mulch, to suppress weeds and conserve water in crop production and landscaping. Certain plastic mulches also act as a barrier to keep methyl bromide, both a powerful fumigant and ozone depleter, in the soil.

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Many use this mulch for playgrounds to help soften falls, but rubber mulches are also popular for traditional landscaping because it’s relatively low-maintenance.

For help finding the right mulch for your gardening or landscaping needs, visit a garden expert at your neighborhood Ace store, or visit our lawn and garden advice section. Details on how to use bark, stones, hay, compost, plastic sheeting, and other materials as a barrier to keep weeds out and beneficial elements in.

Includes information that will allow readers to create their own mulches and select appropriate mulches for specific plants/5. Types of Mulches 2 3a Organic Mulches 2 3b In-organic Mulches 2 4.

Types of Plastic Mulches 2 Black mulches 3 Clear or transparent mulches 3 Two side colour mulches 4 Degradable mulches 5 a Photo-degradable 5 b Bio-degradable 6 5. Selection of Plastic Mulch Films 6 6.

Thickness of Film 6 7. Plastic, as we all know, is not biodegradable. Large amounts of plastic enter the landfill system, or end up as litter, or worse, in the ocean. We have a plastic problem, friends. Let’s not add to it by using plastic mulch. The farming industry generates large volumes of plastic waste (– lb/ac).

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Plastic mulches normally are used in conjunction with drip irrigation to maintain optimum soil moisture and for improved stand establishment. Advantages of Plastic Mulch (Lamont, ) Earliness and greater yields. Earlier plant growth and earlier crop production are two of the primary benefits of using black and clear plastic mulches.

However, plastic mulches by themselves, whether black or clear, provide little extra heat to advance the harvest date significantly. Many growers, who have used hot caps for years, are now using plastic tunnels, because they provide more protection from frost, greatly speed up the growth of the plants and are generally less expensive to install.

Home / Collections / Mulches (Plastic and Paper) Mulches have been used in many forms for years with excellent results for the production of early, high quality vegetables. In addition to controlling weeds, mulches increase soil temperature, allowing you to plant and harvest earlier in the season.Mulch: Using Colored Plastic Mulches in the Vegetable Garden As you’ve been flipping through the pages of all the gardening and seed catalogs that landed on your doorstep this winter, chances are you’ve seen a page or two dedicated to plastic mulches in every color of the rainbow.

Plastic mulches, particularly black, white, and clear, are File Size: 22KB.Solid Plastic (Polyethylene) Mulch Conserve moisture, control soil temperature, and suppress weeds with plastic mulch. Johnny’s offers several colors: black plastic mulch is the industry standard; red plastic mulch reflects far-red wavelengths and increases tomato yields; and white on black plastic .