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Old 07-15-2005, 01:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Corm borer and nematode control

What methods other than sanitation and clean stock are you guys using to prevent corm borers and nematodes. My stock is clean because I have gone through great measures of sanitation, buying only clean stock and quarantining new plants. Years ago you could use Vapam to fumigate the soil. It has lost its label.
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Old 07-15-2005, 01:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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We don't have that problem here in California. Our soil is clay, nematodes don't like that. I have not seen any fungal problems either.
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