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Re: [fukuoka_farming] Re: Innoculants

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  • Raju Titus
    Dear friend, I tried onion in water logging situation by direct seeding and found good results without any cover crop and i tried direct seeding of carrot
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 7, 2009
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      Dear friend,
      I tried onion in water logging situation by direct seeding and found good
      results without any cover crop and i tried direct seeding of carrot
      saverly it works even as cover crop
      .
      Thanks
      Raju

      On 2/6/09, grannis04 <grannis04@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dear Raju, Thank you for your reply. This was what my experience has
      > shown me too.
      > Your contributions to this forum are much appreciated and
      > very knowledgeable. While I have you, do you have any experience with
      > carrot and onion? The seed is very small and slow to grow. They have
      > trouble getting ahead of cover crop and they are hard to mulch.
      >
      > Thank you, Steve G.
      >
      > -- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com <fukuoka_farming%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > Raju Titus <rajuktitus@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Dear friend,
      > > No inoculation is not necessary. Growing legumes for fixing nitrogen is
      > > sufficient. Fukuoka was advocating leguminous crops but never favour
      > > inoculation.
      > > Thanks
      > > Raju
      > >
      > >
      > > On 2/6/09, grannis04 <grannis04@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > To all,
      > > > Does anyone know if Fukuoka inoculated legume seeds? There
      > > > must be myriad bacteria in soil that will colonize when conditions
      > > > permit, so I'm wondering if inoculates are really necessary?
      > > > Thanks, Steve G
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
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      > >
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