Influence of crown orientatation at planting time on Asparagus
AuthorsF. D. Souther
F. H. Takatori
J. I. Stillman
Hilgardia 28(2):8-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v028n02p8. February 1974.
Asparagus crowns were found to grow upward as new buds were formed above the older crowns. All crowns survived during the duration of this experiment] but those crowns planted upside-down yielded significantly less in both weight and number of spears than those planted upright (normal), sideways, or with roots folded under.
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