Basal Rot

soil testing

Friends, I’ve just returned from taking soil samples to my county ag agent, only to be informed that the only testing will be for N, P, K. What I wanted…

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Flowering rate

October 20, 2011
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Hello All, Every year brings a new challenge and unexpected results. In the over 50 years that I have been growing daffodils seriously something different seems to happen! This year…

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Bulb Mite etc

August 19, 2011
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I’ve been fascinated by the discussion on glyphosate and its possibe after effects. I have always thought it became inactive when it reached the ground, only being absorbed into the…

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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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identifying disease in bulbs and any result of Roundup?

August 14, 2011
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Dear daffnet readers,  I have dug some bulbs (fron raised beds newly made last year) this summer that were diseased, and I was not sure if it was basal rot…

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Not daffodils…but possibly a relevant question?

Have any of you, either from education or experience (or, hopefully, both), knowledge of mycorrhizal fungi? Last spring I bought a ‘Little Gem” magnolia eight feet tall, and the nurseryman…

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