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Water is a natural reservoir and conduit of plant pathogens that, if untreated, rapidly spread diseases such as Verticillium, Phytophthora, Agrobacteria, Ecoli, Botrytis amongst others through the crop. Biofilms build up in drip lines, both feeding and protecting the pathogenic bacteria and fungi, clogging drip emitters, disrupting uniform irrigation and plant growth.Read article
Your home could be under attack right now by not just one attacker but thousands of tiny ‘terrorists’. You can’t see these terrorists but they are there in your house, backyard and maybe even in your furniture. They cause fires and computer breakdowns by chewing cables as they search for wood, they attack concrete/brick buildings…Read article
Day length All short day onion varieties require a photoperiod (day length) of between 10 – 12 h for bulb initiation; for instance, if a variety is exposed to a shorter than required photoperiod, there will be a high percentage of non-bulbing plants with thick necks. If a variety is exposed to a longer than…Read article