Seed germanation helper?????

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lflondon at mindspring.com
Tue Jun 6 14:18:52 EDT 2000


On Tue, 06 Jun 2000 10:39:45 -0400, robert schuler
<sunnfarm at bellatlantic.net> wrote:

>
>T22 is a biological fungicide it looks like legume inoculant and you use
>it the same way, it grows with the root system populating sites that
>would be attacked by disease fungi, T22 dosn't kill fungi just displaces
>them in the root system, sold by Bioworks under the name RootShield, I
>have used it for three years and I believe it works, I used it on by
>poinsettia crop for two years as a substitute for monthly fungicidal
>drenches and have had no Rhizoctonia or pythium rots,lots of folks use
>it on peppers as a drench to the root ball or in the transplant water as
>a control for Phytophtora rot our number one disease on our number one
>crop...

This would be of great use for landscape gardeners who use members of
the Ericaceae family, especially rhododendrons which are often
succeptible to  Rhizoctonia and Phytophtora rot. It usually kills the
plant and Captan drenches are useless and polluting.

>Naan sprinklers, naan.com., are one of a number of micro sprinklers
>imported from Israel, I get mine from the local plumbing supply, the
>serious type store not hardware or big box store, also check greenhouse
>suppliers they handle Naan and Neta film brands, the 7110 series are
>good for watering raised beds covering about 10' circle  spaced 10'
>appart on  3/4" pvc pipe and make good misting for cool season crops in
>summer heat, I use the 501 series to water prerennial pots in holding
>houses and the 5022 plastic series I use in the field ,mounted on 2"
>alu. pipe...

Thanks very much for this info!

>Finally got a rainy day on the coast we need a good Slooow inch by
>evening...
>Sunny Meadow Farm
>Bridgeton, NJ...
>
>
>Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
>> 
>> On Sun, 04 Jun 2000 10:56:12 -0400, robert schuler
>> <sunnfarm at bellatlantic.net> wrote:
>> 
>> >In my part of the country we can seed parsley till mid July on raised
>> >beds, 12-15" rows seed 1/4" deep, maintaining moisture is the key and
>> >keeping soil temps below 70*, mini sprinklers work well for germinating
>> >in beds, I use NAAN 5022 plastic sprinklers, they cost $5 each and mount
>> >into 1/2" thread risers,the small 14 or 20 series Rainbirds work too,
>> 
>> Where can you buy this equipment?  Web, mail order, etc.?
>> 
>> >they put out a very light amount of water that does not harm seedlings
>> >or splash mud, make sure your seed is fresh not more than a year old
>> >always chech with your seed company about this,
>> >T22 drenched on beds will insure a better stand and give quicker
>> 
>> What is T22?
>> >emergence...
>> >Sunny Meadow Farm
>> >Bridgeton, NJ...
>> >
>> >
>> >Tom wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi everyone,,,,,,,BUSY  AS BEES IN A FEILD OF BUCKWHEAT!!!!!!!
>> >> I remeber a solution to help seed germanate better and faster, I think it
>> >> was tea,, but how strong  and are there others, I have customers that want
>> >> parsley  and I'm all out, want to  start some more in my new raised beds.
>> >> Any ideas would be helpful.
>> >> Tom in NE Ohio
>> >>
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