Soil management, Orchards, Soils.
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Sod cultivation, or the growing of fruit trees under grass, has gained considerable prominence overseas in recent years. Some success has been achieved in citrus orchards, and to a limited extent the system has been applied to stone fruits, particularly English plums. However its main application has been in growing apples and pears.
Melville, F. and Cripps, J.
"Sod culture - A system of orchard soil management,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 5:
1, Article 10.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol5/iss1/10