EHT-087: Soil Solarization
soil solarization information sheet

210550, 15; 237550, 85;
Publication Date: 2016 April NEW

Product Code: EHT-087

Soil solarization is an environmentally friendly method of using the sun’s power to control pests such as bacteria, insects, and weeds in the soil. This publication explains how home gardeners and crop producers can solarize their soil to significantly reduce weeds long and short term. Also outlined are the results of two research trials to measure the effectiveness of this method. 4 pp. 7 photos, 3 graphs. By Joseph G. Masabni and Jose G. Franco.