Fungus

Question on herbicide use

A good friend of mine says that she thinks repeated use of Preen has a deleterious effect on her daffodils.  She says she has lost lots of bulbs, and thinks…

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Update on Using Bleach as a Post-Lifting Daffodil Bulb Dip

In The Daffodil Journal, Volume 48, Issue 3 (March 2012), pages 214 – 216, you will find my article on using bleach (sodium hypochlorite) as a post-lifting daffodil bulb dip. …

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Stagonospora – Leaf tip browning – Narcissus Leaf Scorch

February 23, 2012
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The RHS has some great information and photos of Stagonospora curtisii in Narcissus. The site can be reached at: http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?PID=735 Worth reading as the fungus can easily be confused with…

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Fw: mycorrhizal fungi

August 18, 2011
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Hi Daffnetters, There is now a huge volume of research on the use of trichoderma products on a very diverse crop range. I am not familiar with the commercial products…

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Mycorrhizae

Friends, I am writing from memory right now, which is increasingly dangerous, as the passage of time has made me a little less confident in my knowledge base.  Nonetheless, here…

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soil sterilization

June 3, 2011
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Options (other than bleach, about which I have no opinion) you might consider include Cleary’s (buy it in WP wettable powder form as Banrot) or a soil fungicide sold in…

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