Re: TB-Treating Mosaic
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- Subject: Re: TB-Treating Mosaic
- From: Nancy Jentzsch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- 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).
>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.
District Technology Resource Teacher
Pueblo School District No. 60