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Carrot Splitting

A split carrot root

Much more serious than forking, split roots will not store. Split roots are caused by heavy rain or watering after a long, dry spell.

SymptomsEdit

Roots are split.

TreatmentEdit

None. Use split roots immediately.

PreventionEdit

Water regularly at times of drought. Apply a mulch of peat or compost around the crop during dry weather.

ExamplesEdit

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