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Posted in thread: 2015 Hop garden photo thread on 08-01-2015 at 11:52 AM
Posted in thread: Our hop farm on 07-28-2015 at 02:13 PM
That my friend, is virus. Hop mosaic virus. It is transmitted mechanically (cultivation,
pruning, etc.) and by some aphid species. I wouldn't doubt the potential of leafhoppers to
transmit it either.
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 07-16-2015 at 02:17 AM
You're right, all the top-growth has grown together. This season I'm more interested in
establishing a root system, which lead me to growing in small round pots. This will allow for
easy removal of to...
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 07-15-2015 at 05:50 AM
There is no way that you will be able to know which plant is which at the ground level and be
able to select them. Not with a few hundreds of plants! I have one spot in which I put 6
cuttings last yea...
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 07-14-2015 at 04:30 AM
Interesting... That's one way to sort out which have the most vigor. How do you plan to
separate the survivors next year?Well, seeing as how there is an established DM infestation in
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 07-13-2015 at 11:48 AM
289835289836Some photos from the second year seedlings.
Posted in thread: Some discoloration on my first year and 2nd year plants on 07-08-2015 at 10:31 AM
On the previous link (^^^), click on the virus tab. You'll notice a fair amount of similarities
between the symptoms. The others look like nutrient deficiencies (total leaf chlorosis).
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 07-04-2015 at 10:41 PM
288365Say hello to a few hundred friends of mine. First year buddies getting their grapple on.
Wrestling for the best spot in the house.
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 06-13-2015 at 05:09 PM
284325Well, I now have disease pressure to make selections with. A simple process.
Posted in thread: Help identifying probable fungal disease. on 06-07-2015 at 12:08 PM
Quite honestly, that just looks like insect feeding, look on the underside of the leaves.