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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Perennial strawberries planted in compost-filled mesh socks are less susceptible to black root rot and produce more marketable fruit than those planted in unfumigated, unamended soils. The socks provide an alternative to soil fumigation with methyl bromide or other chemicals.


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Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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