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Outreach publications that guide day-to-day decision making:
Weed Management in Organic Vegetable Production

Recent peer-reviewed journal and popular press articles:
Lemke, M., J. Colquhoun, D. Heider and R. Rittmeyer. 2018. Alternative vine management programs for fresh market potato. Weed Technol. (accepted, in press).

Colquhoun, J., R. Rittmeyer and D. Heider. 2017. Tolerance and suppression of weeds varies among carrot varieties. Weed Technol. 31:897-902.

Devetter, L. W., E. Beaver, J. Colquhoun, J. Zalapa and R. Harbut. 2017. Comparison of non-structural carbohydrates across cranberry cultivars. J. European Horticultural Society 81:321-326.

West, J., M. Ruark, A. Bussan, J. Colquhoun and E. Silva. 2016. Organic nutrient and weed management in organic sweet corn on loamy sand soil. Agronomy J. 108:1-12.

Bietila, E., E. Silva, A. Pfeiffer an J. Colquhoun. 2016. Fall-Sown Cover Crops as Mulches for Weed Suppression in Organic Small-Scale Diversified Vegetable Production. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 1-9.

DeVetter, L., J. Colquhoun, J. Zalapa and R. Harbut. 2015. Yield estimation in commercial cranberry systems using physiological, environmental and genetic variables. Scientia Horticulturae 190: 83-93.

Pfeiffer, A., E. Silva and J. Colquhoun. 2015. Living mulch cover crops for weed control in small-scale applications. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. DOI:10.1017/S1742170515000253, Published online: 2 September 2015.

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