Re: Stalk strength in Minn. vs. Ark
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- Subject: Re: Stalk strength in Minn. vs. Ark
- From: Bill Shear <BILLS@hsc.edu>
- Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 07:25:01 -0600 (MDT)
>Bill Shear wrote:
>> Is it possible that a difference in sun exposure is responsible? I've
>> found that irises grown in full sun have sturdier, stronger stalks than
>> those that are partly shaded.
>> Is the exposure to light comparable in the two gardens?
>If nothing else there is a difference in the insolation because of the
>difference in Latitude.
Which, however, would mean less sun in Minnesota, where the stalks are
reportedly sturdier. I suspect however that exposure would be much more
significant than latitude in this respect. The difference isn't that great.
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