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Ginseng Crop Update – August 19, 2016

The hot and dry weather in early August has resulted in a number of issues in ginseng gardens. These issues include poor berry development, premature senescence, discolouring of leaves due to various root diseases and probably poor root growth. Recent … Continue reading

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Sourcing Seeds Internationally – Considerations and Resources

Many specialty crop growers rely on importing propagation materials because of a lack of local propagators or seed suppliers. In addition, many cultivars of traditional crops may only be available outside of Canada. Importing seeds and plants for propagation carries … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – August 14, 2015

Many ginseng fields are beginning to show early signs of senescence, which includes a slight purpling of the leaves, especially in older gardens. Earlier senescence this year is probably a result of the frost damage to stems in May. The … Continue reading

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