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For continuous spear growth from one year to the next, weed specialists advise growers to take proactive steps by managing weeds at the beginning of the growing season.
It is especially important to control weeds since asparagus is a perennial plant and weeds are a huge threat during first years of transplanting.
Biopesticides are seen as viable alternatives to today’s chemicals, believed by many to hold the future’s keys to enhanced crop protection, increased yields, environmental protection and consumer safety.
Clubroot is yet another disease of Brassica family crops that can cause economic loss and is nearly impossible to fully eradicate.
To raise tasty rhubarb, growers must grow a quality crop, keeping it free of diseases, weeds and insects such as the rhubarb curculio, stem borer and others.
Specific pests feed on leaves or stems of celery, leaving growers to wonder about their crop’s yield and quality.
For the growth of healthy, young rhubarb plants, growers are advised to control weeds early.
Pythium spp. can causes symptoms similar to other pathogens, including damping off, root and stem rot and leaf blight.