[Market-farming] What's eating my seedlings?
rrobinson at nasw.org
Thu Jan 28 13:40:04 EST 2010
On Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:56:02 -0500, MAsteveINE wrote:
> Are you sure that there is part of the stems eaten...as in missing.....or are
> the stems just cut off at ground level. If it is the latter, it is probably
> damp-off which is prevented with an application of Captan. Or by heat
> treating the soil and bleaching the containers.
The lower half inch of the stem is left standing upright, the rest is gone. No thinned stems, no wilting or other signs of infection.
> Smart move, that pre-test!
Whatever smartness derived from making a couple bone-headed mistakes in the same department last year.
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