Using cover crops to improve soil health
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Soil Health
Cover crops


How to Cite

Strauss, Sarah, Emma Dawson, and Elena Karlsen-Ayala. 2023. “Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health”. EDIS 2023 (June). Gainesville, FL.


The benefits of having healthy soil can include better water-holding capacity, increased nutrient availability and greater microbial activity. These traits can potentially lead to increased root growth and nutrient uptake by a tree. For citrus affected by huanglongbing (citrus greening), increased root growth and nutrient uptake can be critical as the disease significantly impacts these functions in the tree.

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