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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Crop Profile for Garlic in Washington

Authors
item Hannan, Richard
item Sorenson, Erik - WSU COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

Submitted to: Extension Service Bulletins
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: January 1, 2001
Publication Date: May 1, 2001
Citation: HANNAN, R.M., SORENSON, E.J. CROP PROFILE FOR GARLIC IN WASHINGTON. EXTENSION SERVICE BULLETINS. 2001.

Interpretive Summary: Garlic production in Washington ranks fourth in the United States in both number of farms growing garlic and harvested acres. Garlic acreage has increased substantially in Washington in recent years. Most (79) of the production on the over 90 farms utilize irrigation. The garlic is primarily grown for fresh market, with some for the seed and dehydration industries. This crop profile, located at http://www2.tricity.wsu.edu/~cdaniels/profiles/Garlic.pdf. It provides background about the crop, and detailed information on cultural practices, irrigation, scape removal, weed control, disease control, and insect pest control.

Technical Abstract: NONE.

Last Modified: 12/20/2014
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