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How to Cure Common Plant Ailments

Plants are susceptible to a multitude of diseases. Here are solutions to some common problems.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Clubroot Infects Cabbage Causing Swollen Roots
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Clubroot

Clubroot is a soil-borne slime mold that infects cabbages, causing swollen roots, wilting foliage, even death. To combat clubroot, ensure good drainage, add lime to acidic soil, and choose resistant plant varieties.

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