Control of Strawberry Black Root Rot with Compost Socks

Fig. 4. Farm D, June 2003, cotton-mesh compost socks with strawberry runner-tip plug plants 9 months after planting. Bottom and sides of socks are decomposed, but root mass holds compost in position. Cover rating = 3 on a scale of 1 to 4, where 1 = < 25% of plot area covered with many weak plants; and 4 >75% of the subplot covered with healthy vigorous plants.



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Control of Strawberry Black Root Rot with Compost Socks