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About this Publication: Let's Do Mulch in the Wine Country: Composted Mulch in Hillside Vineyards for Erosion Control, Moisture Conservation, and Weed Suppression

Title: Let's Do Mulch in the Wine Country: Composted Mulch in Hillside Vineyards for Erosion Control, Moisture Conservation, and Weed Suppression
Date Published on the Web: 1/6/2005
Document Date: 9/1/2002
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Publication Type: Brochure
Publication Number: 442-2002-0011
Description: This brochure describes a mulch demonstration project set up to determine if mulch derived from partially composted yard trimmings could successfully reduce soil erosion in hillside vineyards. The study was conducted in Napa and Sonoma Counties during the winter months of 1999 and 2000 with funding provided by the California Integrated Waste Management Board.
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