Long-Term Vegetable Crop Rotation Study


  • To evaluate effects of several winter cover crop systems, including fall seeded and overseeded triticale, fall-seeded triticale plus winter pea, and overseeded red clover on yield and quality of sweet corn at three rates of N. The cover crops followed broccoli fertilized with three rates of N in 1997.
  • To evaluate the effect of these cover crops and the N applied to broccoli in 1997 on the amount of nitrate leached below the root zone during the winter of 1997-98.


  • John Selker, Dept. of Bioresources Engineering
  • Richard Dick, Dept. of Crop and Soil Science
  • Peter Bottomley, Dept. of Microbiology