This publication reflects over 30 years of vegetable production research conducted in the Willamette Valley. It is divided into three main sections: sustainable soil health; soil testing and nutrient management; and nitrogen management. The appendix includes detailed information on the technical aspects of fertilizer technology.
Dan Sullivan, Ed Peachey, Aaron Heinrich, Linda Brewer |
May 2017 |
OSU Extension Catalog
Jessie Brazil is a Botany and Plant Pathology Masters student at Oregon State University. Jessie does her research at the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center. The focus is on studying soft rot of potato. This is a destructive and widespread disease that is capable of causing severe yield losses.
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Q: My globe artichoke plants have produced well this Spring and early Summer. In mid summer, two shoots emerged from a plant. I separated the shoots when they were 12" tall and planted them. Both shoots are growing slowly, after the initial shock. Now, in late summer, the same "mother" plant has six new shoots surrounding the 4" trunk. The trunk was cut back when the ...