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      Seasonal Peppermint Plant Growth




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Peppermint Plant

Seasonal Mint Growth
Relative above and below ground biomass of peppermint during the growing and dormant seasons (redrawn from J. N. Pinkerton, 1983. Relationship of Pratylenchus penetrans (Cobb, 1917) Population Density and Yield on Peppermint, Mentha piperita L.  Ph.D. Thesis. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR). (NOTE: flaming controls rust and Verticillium wilt, but also affects spider mites and predators (Morris et al. 2000) and timing of nitrogen applications).