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Finding a new pest and a silver lining

publication date: May 1, 2014
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brocoliiThe first time it happened, we thought it was just a fluke. The second time, we knew we were being menaced by some sort of phantom. Then home gardeners started to stop by the market and ask us the same question we'd been asking ourselves: “Why don't my broccoli plants have any heads?”  And by then we knew that there was a widespread problem starting to brew. There's a new pest in town and it’s a tough one!


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