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Sclerotium cepivorum

Bulb Mite Found in Problem Garlic Fields

May 5, 2012 Several garlic fields have been having problems the last few years with rotting bulbs. Some seedcorn maggot was found feeding on the bulbs and we thought this was the major problem. But damage continued beyond what the maggots could do. On a second look very tiny bulb mites were found...
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