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  • Economic feasibility of using alternative plastic mulches : a pumpkin case study in western WA 

    Galinato, Suzette P.; Velandia, Margarita; Ghimire, Shuresh (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2020-04)
    The results presented in this WSU publication serve as a general guide for evaluating the feasibility of using plastic soil-biodegradable mulches as an alternative to conventional plastic polyethylene mulch in the production ...
  • Important considerations for the use of biodegradable mulch in crop production 

    Chen, Kuan-Ju; Galinato, Suzette P.; Ghimire, Shuresh; MacDonald, Stuart; Marsh, Thomas L., 1962-; Miles, Carol A.; Tozer, Peter R.; Velandia, Margarita (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2018-08)
    Farmers use mulch to control weeds, conserve soil moisture, help improve crop yield, and obtain several other benefits during the crop growing season. Several studies have shown that biodegradable mulches (BDM) are comparable ...