Beta

Beets
Genus:Beta
Family:Amaranthaceae
Pollination:Inseccts

Beets are members of the genus Beta, several of which are grown in the garden as ornamentals and food crops.

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Pests and diseasesEdit

Wilt and Blight:

Damping Off

Leaf Spots

Beet Curly Top Virus

Aphids

Hoppers

Maggots

Beetles

Caterpillars

Nutrient:

  • Boron Deficiency

ReferencesEdit

  • Staff of the L. H. Bailey Hortorium (1976). Hortus Third: A Concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada. Cornell University Press. pp. 160. 
  • Cranshaw, Whitney (2004). Garden Insects of North America: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs. Princeton University Press. pp. 582. 
  • Pippa Greenwood, Andrew Halstead, A.R. Chase, Daniel Gilrein (2000). American Horticultural Society Pests & Diseases: The Complete Guide to Preventing, Identifying, and Treating Plant Problems (First Edition ed.). Dorling Kindersley (DK) Publishing, inc.. pp. 202.