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Eric Brennan
Crop Improvement and Protection Research
Research Horticulturist

Phone: (831) 755-2822
Fax: (831) 755-2814
1636 E. ALISAL ST.
SALINAS, CA, 93905

Projects
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426042

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A comparison of drill and broadcast methods for establishing cover crops on beds - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Dec-13)
Agronomic aspects of strip intercropping lettuce with alyssum for biological control of aphids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brennan, E.B. 2013. Agronomic aspects of strip intercropping lettuce with alyssum for biological control of aphids. Biological Control. 65(3):302-311.
Winter cover crop seeding rate and variety effects during eight years of organic vegetables: III. Cover crop residue quality and nitrogen mineralization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brennan, E.B., Boyd, N.S., Smith, R.F. 2013. Winter cover crop seeding rate and variety effects during eight years of organic vegetables: III. Cover crop residue quality and nitrogen mineralization. Agronomy Journal. 105(1):171-182.
Structure, functions and interguild relationships of the soil nematode assemblage in organic vegetable production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferris, H., Sanchez-Moreno, S., Brennan, E.B. 2012. Structure, functions and interguild relationships of the soil nematode assemblage in organic vegetable production. Applied Soil Ecology. 61:16-25.
Winter Cover Crop Seeding Rate and Variety Affects during 8 Years of Organic Vegetables 2. Cover Crop Nitrogen Accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brennan, E.B., Boyd, N.S. 2012. Winter cover crop seeding rate and variety effects during 8 years of organic vegetables 2. Cover crop nitrogen accumulation. Agronomy Journal. 104:799-806.
Winter Cover Crop Seeding Rate and Variety Affects during 8 Years of Organic Vegetables 1. Cover Crop Biomass Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brennan, E.B., Boyd, N.S. 2012. Winter cover crop seeding rate and variety effects during 8 years of organic vegetables 1. Cover crop biomass production. Agronomy Journal. 104:684-698.
A time-efficient scooping method to prepare cover crop seed for cone planters. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brennan, E.B. 2011. A time-efficient scooping method to prepare cover crop seed for cone planters. Agronomy Journal. 103(3):906-913.
Comparison of rye and legume-rye cover crop mixtures for vegetable production in California. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brennan, E.B., Boyd, N.S., Smith, R., Foster, P. 2011. Comparison of rye and legume-rye cover crop mixtures for vegetable production in California. Agronomy Journal. 103(2):449-463.
Seeding Rate and Planting Arrangement Effects on a Legume-Oat Cover Crop in Organic Vegetable Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brennan, E.B., Boyd, N.S., Smith, R., Foster, P. 2009. Seeding Rate and Planting Arrangement Effects on a Legume-Oat Cover Crop in Organic Vegetable Systems. Agronomy Journal. 101:979-988.
Effect of Seeding Rate and Planting Arrangement on Rye Cover Crop and Weed Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, N.S., Brennan, E.B., Smith, R., Tokota, R. 2009. Effect of Seeding Rate and Planting Arrangement on Rye Cover Crop and Weed Growth. Agronomy Journal 101:47-51.
Cover Crop Management - (Book / Chapter) - (02-Feb-09)
Cover Crop Effects on Weed Management - (Book / Chapter) - (07-Apr-08)
Stale Seedbed Techniques for Organic Vegetable Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, N., Brennan, E.B., Fennimore, S.A. 2006. Stale seedbed techniques for organic vegetable production. Weed Technology. V. 20. pg. 1052-1057.
Weed Management in a Legume-Cereal Cover Crop with the Rotary Hoe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, N., Brennan, E.B. 2006. Weed management in a legume-cereal cover crop with the rotary hoe. Weed Technology. 20:733-737.
Burning Nettle, Common Purslane, and Rye Response to a Clove Oil Herbicide. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, N., Brennan, E.B. 2006. Burning Nettle, Common Purslane, and Rye Response to a Clove Oil Herbicide. Weed Technology. 20:646-650.
Winter Cover Crop Growth and Weed Suppression on the Central Coast of California. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brennan, E.B., Smith, R.F. 2005. Winter cover crop growth and weed suppression on the central coast of California. Weed Technology. v. 19(4). p. 1017-1019.
Cover Crop Variety and Seeding Rate Effects on Winter Weed Bynamics in a Central Coast Organic Vegetable System. - (Proceedings)
Brennan, E.B., Boyd, N. Cover crop variety and seeding rate effects on winter weed bynamics in a central coast organic vegetable system. Proceedings of the California Conference on Biological Control IV. University of California, Berkeley, CA. 2004. p. 27-33. No volume number for this type of publication.
Weed Survival and Seed Production Following Rotary Hoeing in a Mixed Cover Crop. - (Proceedings)
Boyd, N., Brennan, E.B. Weed survival and seed production following rotary hoeing in a mixed cover crop. Proceedings of the California Conference on Biological Control IV. Univ. California, Berkeley, CA. 2004. p. 116-119. No volume number for this type of publication.
Cover Crops Cultivar & Planting Density Impacts on Cover Crop Productivity, & Weed Biomass & Seed Production in An Orgainc System in the Central Coast of California. - (Proceedings)
BRENNAN, E.B., SMITH, R. COVER CROPS CULTIVAR & PLANTING DENSITY IMPACTS ON COVER CROP PRODUCTIVITY, & WEED BIOMASS & SEED PRODUCTION IN AN ORGAINC SYSTEM IN THE CENTRAL COAST OF CALIFORNIA.. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRONOMY. 2003. p.80-88.
Characterization and Genetic Analysis of a Lettuce (Lactuca Sativa L.) Mutant, Weary, That Exhibits Reduced Gravitropic Response in Hypocotyls and Inflorescence Stems - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Nov-02)
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