Brassica basics If your veg patch has had cabbage root fly or clubroot
, sow brassicas in pots in a cold frame to put out later.
CROP HAZARDS THE main problem with turnips is clubroot
and cabbage root fly, where white larvae around 5cm (2in) long feed on roots just below the soil surface, stunting growth and causing plants to wilt and die.
"Suppresion of Clubroot
and Verticilum Yellows in Chinese Cabage in the Field by the endophytic fungus, Heteroconium chaetospira".
They should be followed by a "light feeder." Planting brassicas two years in a row in the same plot runs the risk of disease, especially clubroot
, and the soil may be depleted of nutrients.
Biochar increases soil pH, but is as ineffective as liming at controlling clubroot
, Journal of Plant Pathology 97: 149-152.
Proper equipment sanitization especially removal of large clumps of soil from farm machinery, vehicles and tools is a key factor for preventing the spread of soil-borne insects like wheat midge, weed seeds, pathogens, and diseases like clubroot
, verticillium wilt and soybean cyst nematode that can be carried in soil and spread to other fields.
Tsukada, "Linkage analysis of RFLP markers for clubroot
resistance and pigmentation in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa ssp.
Sadly, there is no other treatment for clubroot
disease, so to avoid it, stop walking on your soil.
Influence of particle size and application method on the efficacy of calcium cyanamide for control of clubroot
of vegetable brassicas.
During the pathogeneses of the clubroot
disease in Chinese cabbage nitrilase activity is induced by jasmonic acid (Grsic et al.
disease, caused by the pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae, is one of the most serious problems in crucifer cultivation worldwide .
"Yeah, go on then." She knows she's taking a risk but Gordon seems engrossed in his latest subject, clubroot
solutions for brassicas.