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  • Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 08-13-2015 at 02:08 AM
    296075Initial variation in second year seedlings. Both males and females present. Nice citrusy
    and piney scents coming from them. Bulk collection this year, I will plant out individual
    females next ye...

  • Posted in thread: 2015 Hop Harvest Totals on 08-04-2015 at 11:02 AM
    I can't wait for my harvest, my plants are loaded.

  • Posted in thread: Are these burrs dying. Browning burrs on 08-04-2015 at 11:01 AM
    No, the tiny "hairs" are the stigmas of the female flower. Were there a male plant present,
    pollen would need to land on one of these to successfully fertilize the flower.Anyways, as a
    result of conti...

  • Posted in thread: 2015 Hop garden photo thread on 08-01-2015 at 11:52 AM
    Sexy! ;)

  • 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
    my hopyard...it'l...

  • 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).

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