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Ginseng Crop Update – Pre-Plant Nematode Management – June 24, 2020

Ginseng Crop Update Alternaria remains the biggest challenge for most growers. The problem stems from freeze damage/stunting in May and ideal weather conditions for Alternaria – hot and dry with long dew periods. With insufficient rains over the past few … Continue reading

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Understanding the Value of Fertilizers and Supplements for Specialty Crops

Growers of all crops are bombarded with advertisements and salespeople selling a wide range of fertilizers and supplements. For specialty crop growers there is added uncertainty given the limited research specific to these crops on all aspects of fertilization. As … Continue reading

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Rovral Re-Evaluation Update

At the time of publishing the Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng , OMAFRA Publication 847, communications from both PMRA and the registrant of Rovral (FMC) suggested that growers had 3 years from the re-evaluation decision date (up to June 21, … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – Alternaria Management – June 5, 2020

With ginseng plants stressed from prolonged cold and/or freeze damage in many fields, they are more susceptible to foliar diseases including Botrytis and Alternaria leaf blights. Combined with ideal warm, dry and humid conditions for Alternaria, the risk of Alternaria … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – Insect Management May 29, 2020

Now that ginseng canopies will soon be closing, the risk of foliar disease will only continue to increase. Alternaria, Botrytis and Phytophthora blights are all potential issues currently. Continue to protect the foliage from all three diseases, paying particular attention … Continue reading

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Collecting Accurate Weather Data for Ginseng Production

Weather monitoring is important for understanding crop conditions, determining the timing of pesticide application, and deciding whether previous pesticide applications were effective. However, it is important to understand how weather conditions should be monitored so the information is accurate and … Continue reading

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