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    • Cabbage Transplant Production Using Organic Media at Cornell University, 2008 

      Rangarajan, Anu; Leonard, Betsy; Jack, Allison (Cornell University Departments of Horticulture and Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, 2008)
      INTRODUCTION: The goal of this project is to create an improved potting medium for organic vegetable transplant production. Healthy vigorous transplants will be less susceptible to insects, diseases and transplant shock ...
    • Cabbage Transplant Production Using Organic Media, 2008 

      Rangarajan, Anu; Leonard, Betsy; Jack, Allison (Cornell University Departments of Horticulture and Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, 2008)
      INTRODUCTION: Successful transplant production begins with good growing media. Healthy vigorous transplants will be less susceptible to insects, diseases and transplant shock leading to better crop performance. Formulating ...
    • Cauliflower Transplant Production Using Organic Media, 2008 

      Rangarajan, Anu; Leonard, Betsy; Jack, Allison (Cornell University Departments of Horticulture and Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, 2008)
      INTRODUCTION: Successful transplant production begins with selecting good growing media. Healthy vigorous transplants will be less susceptible to insects, diseases and transplant shock, leading to improved overall crop ...
    • Selected Invertebrates of the Soil Food Web 

      Jack, Allison; Thies, Janice; Drinkwater, Laurie (Cornell University, 2012-03-21)
      This short video contains annotated video microscopy footage of selected soil invertebrates that can be used for classroom or extension education in compost and soil ecology. Organisms include: millipedes, earthworms, ...
    • Vermicompost - A Living Soil Amendment 

      Bonhotal, Jean; Jack, Allison (Cornell Waste Management Institute, 2010-07)
    • Vermicompost Amendment to Field Soil for Bare Root Grape Production, 2008 

      Rangarajan, Anu; Leonard, Betsy; Jack, Allison (Cornell University Departments of Horticulture and Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, 2008)
      BACKGROUND: The production of bare root grape plants for the wholesale wine industry and nursery market is a high value agricultural enterprise in NY State. Vine cuttings are planted in high densities and are sold after ...
    • Vermicompost Amendment to Field Soil for Strawberry and Garlic Production, 2008-2009 

      Rangarajan, Anu; Leonard, Betsy; Jack, Allison (Cornell University Departments of Horticulture and Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, 2009)
      BACKGROUND: International research in horticulture has documented growth and yield benefits of field soil applications of different types of vermicompost in a variety of cropping systems as a supplement to or a replacement ...
    • Vermicompost Suppression Of Pythium Aphanidermatum Seedling Disease: Practical Applications And An Exploration Of The Mechanisms Of Disease Suppression 

      Jack, Allison (2012-08-20)
      Composts, vermicomposts and their liquid extracts can suppress plant infections caused by a variety of pathogens, however this suppression is highly variable, which limits their use in commercial crop production. In addition ...