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Fumigant injury is indicated by a swollen main root which has almost no side roots, or a concentration of side roots near the soil surface. This problem may be caused by improper application or excessive rates of soil fumigants, wet soil conditions, or insufficient waiting time between fumigant application and transplanting.
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Kingdom: Other damage agents
Phylum: Other damage agents
Class: Other damage agents
Order: Abiotic
Family: Other abiotic damage
Subject: soil fumigant


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.
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Image uploaded:
Sunday, March 10, 2002
Image last updated:
Monday, July 25, 2011