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Green Manure Crops (Part 5)

Any plant material incorporated in the soil while green or soon after maturing for the purpose of improving the soil is green manure. Crops grown for green manure are often grown for only part of a season, such as summer catch crops and winter cover crops.

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Author(s): Robin Rose, Diane L. Haase, D. E. Boyer

Publication: Organic Matter Management in Forest Nurseries: Theory and Practice