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SL-242: Cover Crop Benefits for South Florida Commercial Vegetable Producers

Figure 6. Sorghum sudangrass (S. bicolor x S. halepense) being grown as a cover crop in the Homestead area on a Krome soil series (loamy-skeletal, carbonatic, hyperthermic Lithic Udorthents). Note the good, healthy color and relatively uniform stand. This crop is helping to scavenge and recycle soil nutrients for the next vegetable crop.

Credit: Q. Wang, UF/IFAS