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The effect of mulching with black plastic on the earliness of the yield of watermelon

Acta Horticulturae (52): 177-179

The effect of mulching with black plastic on the earliness of the yield of watermelon

In trials with the watermelon Stocks 647, grafted on Lagenaria sp., black plastic mulch was extended over 50 or 100% of the soil surface.

Accession: 000534977

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