forked rootcrops

five springs farm fsfarm at
Wed Jun 21 08:58:08 EDT 2000

There is also a pest, a root knot nematode , that can cause this. The manure
connection is likely an excess of nitrogen, and that excess from any form
can cause problems. Finally, rocky soil could be a contributor.
Jim and Jo
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Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2000 4:53 PM
Subject: Re: forked rootcrops

> Branching can be caused by the application of manure.
> Most root crops don't like it; I learned this w/ carrots last year -
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