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  • USCA Calls for Canola to Receive Market Facilitation Payments
    Posted: 5/20/2019
    USCA Calls for Canola to Receive Market Facilitation Payments
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  • Vexed by Clubroot? Tips from an Expert
    Posted: 5/10/2019
    Clubroot is a disease that affects the roots of plants from the botanical family of crucifer crops. This family includes broccoli, cabbage, canola, cauliflower, kale, radish, mustard, among others. It can also hit plants considered weeds, like Shepard?s purse and wild mustard. The causal organism requires a living plant to reproduce and complete its lifecycle; however, in the absence of a host, it can survive in soil as a cyst for many years. Cysts are resting spores that can germinate in the proximity of roots of host plants. Upon germination, ?zoospores? emerging from cysts will swim towards root hairs and penetrate.
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