Basal Rot

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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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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Bulb dip question

I was looking to tweak my rose spraying program (since I now live in the swamps of Central Kentucky), and was doing a little bit of research (which is always…

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