Nursery seedlings: Improved methods of production possible with control of damping-off disease
AuthorKenneth F. Baker
Author AffiliationsKenneth F. Baker is Professor of Plant Pathology and Plant Pathologist in the Experiment Station, Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 2(10):10-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n10p10a. October 1948.
New mechanized production techniques are being developed and adopted in the growing of seedlings because the damping-off disease now can be practically eliminated in commercial nurseries.
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