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Re: Nematodes- was: Re: ROOTING FIGS

Check with the Peach growers in Georgia.  Any on the list?

on 12/17/2002 7:54 PM, Evelyn Ford at eafrn1@yahoo.com wrote:

> --- jim singer <jsinger@igc.org> wrote:
>> the same birds--i think--who have continued to
>> propagate my bird peppers
>> also gave we a seedling fig. if i can manage not to
>> kill for a few years,
>> we'll see if it's any good. the real problem with
>> figs in this part of the
>> world is nematodes. i've written about this before.
>> my most productive in a
>> genetically engineered puppy from louisiana state
>> university which is
>> nematode proof. i have no idea where the seedling is
>> seed from--except the
>> birds seem to prefer the lsu tree, also.
> Speaking of Nematodes....I was just reading in the new
> PARKS seed catalog about a French Marigold they have
> called Golden Gaurdian. They said it was tested in
> Holland "and proved to be the most effective Marigold
> for controlling root nematodes, killing 99% over a
> 3-month period - even better than chemical
> pesticides!" Photo and description found on pg. 70 of
> the new catalog.
> Evelyn
> zone 6 southern MO
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