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Ascent of sap

General    India

Why some plant uptake water above 400 meter from ground level which energy and force is used ??

Asked by: Shailendra Pandey (1 point)   Posted:April 20, 2015

1 answer    5 views

Crosssection cut on the branches - see the black spots
My plum tree seems to be dying - noticed black marks when I cut through branches (see photo). How can I save it ?

Plum and prune    San Jose CA

My plum tree is about 11 years old. We never pruned it till about 2 year ago when we cut off a lot of branches - our neighbors were complaining that it was spreading into their...

Asked by: Rajeev (3 points)   Posted:April 19, 2015

1 answer    56 views

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Why do rice roots not rot when waterlogged?

Rice    India

Why do rice roots not rot under water logging conditions ?

Asked by: Shailendra Pandey (1 point)   Posted:April 16, 2015

1 answer    59 views

White things on mango plant

Mango    None Given.

Hello guys, I have a very healthy mango plant but I see this white stuff on the leaves, its not moving or alive but I see a gloss like honey and ants all over them

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:April 15, 2015

1 answer    67 views

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Peas infested with spider mites

Pea    None Given.

Many of my plants have been infested by spider mites! How can I save my greenhouse from this?

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:April 6, 2015

1 answer    85 views

Wrinkled tomato skin

Tomato    None Given.

I saved a tomato plant in the neighbourhood and its fruiting wonderfully but for some reason the tomato skin wrinkles when it starts growing a bit , is it the sun? The plant is...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:April 6, 2015

3 answers    109 views

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Sour cherry fruits turning yellow

Cherry (including sour)    Europe

The fruits of my sour cherry become yellow (when still small like beans) and fall from the branches.This is a big issue because 90% of fruits are lost. Please help us with...

Asked by: Janko (1 point)   Posted:April 3, 2015

1 answer    85 views

Pic of the problem
What's wrong with my kale?

Kale    NC

Hi everyone! I live in North Carolina and transplanted some lacinato kale into my garden about 3 weeks ago. The other day, I went outside to check on things, and some of my...

Asked by: Katie (2 points)   Posted:April 2, 2015

1 answer    127 views

Bare root orange trees

Orange    None Given.

I received bare root orange trees from a USA nursery and they are doing great the only problem is with my two dwarf orange and blood orange trees they start the buds off and...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:April 2, 2015

1 answer    97 views

Browning leaves
Browning leaves on cardamom plant

Cardamom    Unitied kingdom

Last year I planted cardamom seeds, a year later I have a plant that is approx 3 foot tall, two stems, with more growing at the base of the plant of about an inch or so! But all...

Asked by: Jason (1 point)   Posted:April 1, 2015

1 answer    112 views

Lime leaves turning yellow with brown tips

Lime, sour    None Given.

My lime tree leaves are losing their green color and turning yellow with brown tips ? what's the problem please?

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:April 1, 2015

1 answer    95 views

Shall I remove pea-sized rocks and gravels from soil before planting a flowering cherry?

General    None Given.

I plan to plant a flowering cherry (upright form) in the edge of my garden, but there are quite a lot pea-sized rocks and gravels in the soil (as shown in the pics). I wonder if...

Asked by: Jimmy (2 points)   Posted:April 1, 2015

1 answer    137 views

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Chicken manure

General    ireland

Hi, I have just recently required a hen house with 8 hens and a duck, it belonged to my mother in law who passed away so we took the the hen house down to our garden about 3...

Asked by: terry (2 points)   Posted:March 30, 2015

2 answers    128 views

celery leaf
White dots in celery leaf

Celery    UK England Kent

I am wondering if anyone can help me find out what these white dots are in my celery leaves I can't find anything.

Asked by: Andrew (3 points)   Posted:March 28, 2015

1 answer    124 views

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Can I reuse soil used to grow other seedlings?

Broccoli    None Given.

I had chinese cabbage seedling and some broccoli and it was infested by something so I got rid of the seedlings and I want to reuse the soil for other plants can I do that since...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:March 27, 2015

2 answers    131 views

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Should I plant seed grown avocado outside or repot indoors?

Avocado    Novato, CA 94947

Hi. I have 2 avocado plants I started from seed inside. It gets very warm in the summer here. The plants are now 1- 1/2 feet tall. Mean temperature inside has been 65-72 F,...

Asked by: Annie (1 point)   Posted:March 24, 2015

1 answer    131 views

Cucumber leaves turning yellow

Cucumber    None Given.

One of my my cucumber plants started yellowing out massively and i can't tell why?

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:March 23, 2015

1 answer    138 views

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Grape vine with few leaves

Grape    None Given.

I bought a grape vine from a nursery and i believe it was a weak plant from the start , the foliage is very weak and what i mean that it only has few leaves and then all turns...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:March 23, 2015

1 answer    86 views

Chinese cabbage turning light green with transparent spots

Cabbage (red, white, Savoy)    None Given.

I have 20 new Chinese cabbage crop and they have turned light green and started getting these white transparent spots on them. Is it a disease or a nutrition problem and how do...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:March 23, 2015

1 answer    115 views

Powdery mildew disease in lady fingers (okra)

General    india

I am from India and I am farming lady fingers in 6 hectares. The lady fingers have powdery mildew disease. Will this disease decrease the yield? The plants look like they have...

Asked by: ramprasad (1 point)   Posted:March 23, 2015

1 answer    154 views

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Error when posting question

PlantVillage    None Given.

trying to post a question about my cabbage and i get error all the time

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:March 22, 2015

1 answer    86 views

Bean problems

Bean    None Given.

I have few problems in my bean plants. Some have like a deficiency, i presume its potassium but i'm not sure. the other image shows some has white coating its not mildew, this...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:March 22, 2015

1 answer    135 views

White-to-purple eggplant in the foreground and yellow-to-purple eggplant in the background
Yellow-to-purple Eggplants when they should be white-to-purple?

Eggplant    Pedasí, Los Santos, Panamá

Hello, We're growing Eggplants in a dry-tropical climate in Pedasí, Panamá. Initially the first fruits on the plants changed from white to purple as they were maturing. But...

Asked by: Jim O'Neil (1 point)   Posted:March 19, 2015

1 answer    114 views