PLANTS & CROPS

The Management of Black Spot of Rose - Diplocarpon rosae Black Spots on Rose Leaves

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

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Invsiveness of Lantana camara - The Flowers of Lantana camara Invasive Shrub

Invsiveness of Lantana camara (West Indian Lantana)

This time the West Indian Lantana (Lantana camara) is not presented as an ornamental shrub, but as an invasive plant and persistent weed with great invasive power, which creates serious problems in agriculture, animal husbandry, economy, ecology and environment but indirectly, even in man himself.

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Μελανή Κηλίδωση της Τριανταφυλλιάς (Diplocarpon rosae) στα Φύλλα του Φυτού

Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) Fungus

The Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) is a special disease of the plant (and a big headache for its growers), since this pathogen ascomycete fungus lives exclusively in it, causing great damage, especially in field crops, reaching up to total defoliation, significantly degrading the quality of the growing product.

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Ξινήθρα (Oxalis pes-caprae), Πιθανός Δείκτης Κλίματος, σε Ελαιώνα

Indicator Plants of Soil: What They Are & How They Are Utilized

The Indicator Plants of Soil, an artificial category of plant species, thanks to their ability to inform about the soil conditions in which they are exist, are a valuable empirical ally and helper for the gardener, grower or producer, in his effort to understand various features of the garden or field soil, in order to further utilize it.

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Ακμαίο Καπνώδη σε Κλαδί Ροδακινιάς

Capnodis tenebrionis Control (Peach Rootborer)

The methods, techniques and means for the Capnodis tenebrionis (Peach Rootborer) control, the rootborer coleoptera that infests the Stone Fruits primarily, but without leaving other categories of fruit-bearers complaining (such as Pomes), is the main topic of the following article.

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Φύτευση της Ροδιάς - Ώριμα Ρόδια στο Δέντρο

Pomegranate Planting Instructions & Guidelines

The fourth part of the unfailing popular tribute to the commercial cultivation of Pomegranate, has as its main topic the planting of young trees in a new orchard, along with a brief reference to the activities and infrastructure works as well as the treatment of saplings immediately after planting.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

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The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
The Management of Black Spot of Rose - Diplocarpon rosae Black Spots on Rose Leaves

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
Invsiveness of Lantana camara - The Flowers of Lantana camara Invasive Shrub

Invsiveness of Lantana camara (West Indian Lantana)

This time the West Indian Lantana (Lantana camara) is not presented as an ornamental shrub, but as an invasive plant and persistent weed with great invasive power, which creates serious problems in agriculture, animal husbandry, economy, ecology and environment but indirectly, even in man himself.

Read More »
Μελανή Κηλίδωση της Τριανταφυλλιάς (Diplocarpon rosae) στα Φύλλα του Φυτού

Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) Fungus

The Diplocarpon rosae (Black Spot of Rose) is a special disease of the plant (and a big headache for its growers), since this pathogen ascomycete fungus lives exclusively in it, causing great damage, especially in field crops, reaching up to total defoliation, significantly degrading the quality of the growing product.

Read More »
Ξινήθρα (Oxalis pes-caprae), Πιθανός Δείκτης Κλίματος, σε Ελαιώνα

Indicator Plants of Soil: What They Are & How They Are Utilized

The Indicator Plants of Soil, an artificial category of plant species, thanks to their ability to inform about the soil conditions in which they are exist, are a valuable empirical ally and helper for the gardener, grower or producer, in his effort to understand various features of the garden or field soil, in order to further utilize it.

Read More »
Ακμαίο Καπνώδη σε Κλαδί Ροδακινιάς

Capnodis tenebrionis Control (Peach Rootborer)

The methods, techniques and means for the Capnodis tenebrionis (Peach Rootborer) control, the rootborer coleoptera that infests the Stone Fruits primarily, but without leaving other categories of fruit-bearers complaining (such as Pomes), is the main topic of the following article.

Read More »
Φύτευση της Ροδιάς - Ώριμα Ρόδια στο Δέντρο

Pomegranate Planting Instructions & Guidelines

The fourth part of the unfailing popular tribute to the commercial cultivation of Pomegranate, has as its main topic the planting of young trees in a new orchard, along with a brief reference to the activities and infrastructure works as well as the treatment of saplings immediately after planting.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

Read More »

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
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