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Research Project: Exotic and Emerging Plant Diseases of Horticultural Crops

Location: Horticultural Crops Research

Title: Is it tea time?

item Mahaffee, Walter - Walt

Submitted to: Popular Publication
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/1/2012
Publication Date: 3/1/2012
Citation: Mahaffee, W.F. 2012. Is it tea time? Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery. March/April 2012 Issue.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Compost teas are often reported to have numerous benefits for landscape professionals and home gardeners. However, many of these benefits are not supported by the scientific literature. This article presents a brief summary of the scientific results and the merits of using composts teas for disease control.