Explanations for the virtual absence of root crops
from the flot samples have been discussed by Miksicek (1991: 80).
The following year brassicas are grown where the potatoes were, the potatoes where the roots were, and root crops
follow the brassicas.
When you plant in the spring, remember to include root crops
that mature in the winter.
This time is best for planting root crops
and transplanting bulbs or rhizomes.
Members of the cabbage family require heavy supplies of nitrogen, whereas root crops
such as carrots, parsnips, turnips and beetroot need less nitrogen but considerable quantities of phosphate.
I have enjoyed the recent articles on Jerusalem artichokes, but what about some other root crops
as feed--like rutabagas?
Therefore, the gross yield of root crops
will comprise 146,700 tons this year against 195,400 tons in 2013.
Around 20 acres of land is used for arable or root crops
with the remainder high quality pastureland.
In essence, you should consider that leafy greens are the most cold-resistant, root crops
are next and tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, melons and cukes are tender to any cold.
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While digging in plenty of organic matter is always a good starting point, avoid putting root crops
into newly manured ground, which can lead them to 'fork'.
Try growing leaf lettuce, beets, spinach and radishes and don't hesitate to plant root crops
later than recommended.