Above, bees visit wildflowers in a hedgerow: a honey bee on elegant clarkia (Clarkia unguiculata) and a bumble bee on California phacelia
About this time of year fields to the north of the castle are ablaze with colour, initially with bright yellow rape and pink campion followed by blue phacelia
BETULACEAE Alnus acuminata * BORAGINACEAE Borago officinalis Phacelia
pinnatifida * BRASSICACEAE Brassica sp.
2006) also obtained similar results of thrips suppression and higher onion bulb yield when onion intercropped with white clover, but Lacy phacelia
intercropped in onion reduced onion yield.
Flowering herbs common to abundant in the spring and early summer included Allium vineale, Cryptotaenia canadensis, Dicentra cucullaria, Enemion biternatum, Galium aparine, Geum vernum, Glechoma hederacea, Heracleum maximum, Hesperis matronalis, Hydrophyllum appendiculatum, Monarda fistulosa, Osmorhiza longistylis, Phacelia
purshii, Ranunculus abortivus, R.
Use of Phacelia
tanacetifolia strips to enhance biological control of aphids by hoverfly larvae in cereal fields.
A mixture which includes some barley, mustard, vetches and phacelia
, and maybe forage radish in frost free areas, provides a varied mixture of rooting patterns and crop heights.
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1995), Linum perenne (Meyer & Kitchen, 1994a) Phacelia
secunda (Cavieres & Arroyo, 2001), and Koenigia islandica (Wagner & Simons, 2008), revealed seeds collected from lower altitudes are non-dormant or conditionally dormant, seeds from mid-altitudes are dormant and require cold-stratification for dormancy alleviation, and seeds from high-altitudes are dormant and require longer cold-wet stratification duration compared to seeds collected from mid-altitudes.
Bill Harper Bill Harper ABILL, there are all sorts of crops you could try, but right now phacelia
or clover might be best.
This involves sowing plants such as phacelia
or clovers into bare soil and leaving them to be dug into the soil next spring.
Use of Phacelia
tanacetitolia (Hydrophyllaceae) as a plooen source to enhance hoverly (Diptera: Syrphidae) population in cereal fields.