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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number K9032-16

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A wheat cover crop (foreground) planted around young apple trees (background). Nutrients leaking from wheat roots can bolster populations of beneficial bacteria that help keep apple replant pathogens at bay.


Photo by Brian Prechtel.

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Last Modified: 2/25/2010
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