The choice of color and surface exposed of the mulch is a critical choice that can cause a wide range of results on the crops from the most beneficial to the greatest of failures. That's why we consider this topic so important to discuss.
Main topics to comment:
• What’s agriculture mulch? General characteristics
• Solar radiation. Electromagnetic spectrum
• How can I manage solar radiation with the different mulch colors?
o White on black
o Silver on black
o Green FS
• Two case studies