Soil Solarization (Solar Heating)

Read about a method to eliminate pathogens, weed seeds, and other pests from soil using the heat generated by the sun’s rays passing through clear plastic tarp covering the soil. […] → Continue Reading Soil Solarization (Solar Heating)

Toxic Straw or Root Disease: Allelopathy Overrated

Read about the depressed yields of wheat in conservation tillage systems misdiagnosed and researched for 30 years as allelopathy caused by toxins in the straw that turned out to be infectious root diseases due to lack of crop rotation. […] → Continue Reading Toxic Straw or Root Disease: Allelopathy Overrated

Root Diseases of Wheat and Barley: What do they look like and what do they do to the crop?

Learn about four widely distributed root diseases of wheat and barley, how they are similar, how they are different and how they impact health and yield of the crop. […] → Continue Reading Root Diseases of Wheat and Barley: What do they look like and what do they do to the crop?