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Re: TB-Treating Mosaic

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: TB-Treating Mosaic
  • From: Nancy Jentzsch <jentzsch@csn.net>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 21:37:13 -0600 (MDT)

>Nancy Jentzsch wrote:
>>
> The leaves on all the affected plants are way too
>> light a green, not terribly streaked. I doubt a feeding problem because the
>> 10-5-5 mixture was both dug into the soil when the bed was redone and was
>> applied as a top dressing. The plants last year were badly infested with
>> aphids. I sprayed for that, but not before some of the plants were badly
>> damaged (tops, not rhizomes).
>
>Nancy,
>
>I would suggest that you get your soil tested.  However, I suspect that
>your soil may be lacking in iron which would perhaps turn the foilage a
>light green (chlorosis).  This sometimes happens to my Louisianas and I
>treat the condition with Ironite.
>

Thanks, Rick. That was one of the suspicions I have had....very alkaline
soil here. I'll have the soil tested.

Nancy Jentzsch
jentzsch@csn.net
District Technology Resource Teacher
Pueblo School District No. 60
Pueblo, Colorado






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