companion planting


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companion planting

n.
The cultivation of different species of plants together in the same area for the purpose of benefiting one or more of them, as planting an insect-repelling plant in a vegetable garden.

companion planting

A method of discouraging pest attack by positioning plants that are thought to deter pests alongside susceptible crops.
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Plant in a sunny sheltered spot, preferably with some companion planting at the bottom to cover the bare lower stems.
The Complete Guide to Companion Planting, second edition
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It can be used in companion planting, and for biological pest control in organic gardens and sustainable agriculture.
This companion planting will guarantee a long spring-summer array of perpetual flowers.
LAST week, Jane Wyatt asked if companion planting really worked to keep off pests.
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The planting at Mottisfont is conceived to peak in June, with a zenith of rose blooms and companion planting timed to coincide.
The topics include induced systematic resistance and plant responses to fungal biocontrol agents, cellular remodeling during plant virus infection, the current epidemiological understanding of citrus huanglongbing, companion planting to manage parasitic plants, phytoviruses and the digital revolution, quantitative disease resistance and quantitative resistance loci in breeding, Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis as a pathogen model, the ecology of plant and free-living nematodes in natural and agricultural soil, and studying plant-pathogen interactions in the genomics era.
html, have students draw a plan for an organic garden at school that abides by these companion planting principles.
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Mary Lee Craft e-mailed a query concerning companion planting, an area of horticulture which, over the years, has become steeped in mystification and misinformation.
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