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live mulches

Definition:
Typically, plants that grow close to the ground and are sown or planted as an understory to the main crop. Live mulches protect the soil from erosion and minimally compete with the growth of the main crop.
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Entry Terms:
  • living mulches
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/28618
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