Christina Ek

Christina Ek

Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina-Columbia

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Published on Aug 21, 2021

Summer Crops

I am trying transplants of the tomatoes and cucumbers to reduce crowding and promote growth. I am also keeping track of heights and other growth measures.

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Published on Jun 14, 2021

Crop updates

The radishes have completed their growth, and I am running shelf life experiments on them. The peas, tomatoes, and cucumbers are continuing to do well. I am making sure my formatting of the manuscr...

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Published on May 15, 2021

Tomatoes and Cucumbers

I have several important updates. I planted Roma tomato and National Pickling cucumber seeds this week. I also started culturing another type of green algae, S. capricornatum, to compare with C. vu...

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Published on Apr 29, 2021

Magnificent Reading

I recently obtained a copy of Animal, Vegetable, Junk by Mark Bittman, whose How to Cook Everything I already own. In his latest release he goes through the history of agriculture and its many draw...

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Published on Apr 19, 2021

Peas and Radishes

I have planted peas and radishes and they should germinate soon. Below are some pictures of the fall crops in the refrigerator and field.

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Published on Apr 06, 2021

Spring Crops

I have a new culture of Chlorella growing, and plan to start pea and radish crops next week.

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Published on Mar 22, 2021

Intriguing Documentary

Netflix has released a documentary called Kiss the Ground which has a wealth of information about soil restoration and climate change. Woody Harrelson narrates. It is very timely in its content and...

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Published on Mar 19, 2021

PLFA Results

The PLFA results are back from the company. I need to formally analyze them, but it appears as if results are expected. For example, the soil sample that was most diverse was of the beets in the 5 ...

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Published on Mar 03, 2021

Interesting Read

I am reading a very interesting book called Gendered Fields by Carolyn Sachs. She analyzes quite well the connection between patriarchal agricultural systems and the negative impacts of them on com...

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Aug 21, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Thanks!
Jul 24, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Absolutely! Thanks!
Jun 22, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Great!
May 15, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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I have read Omnivore's Dilemma and will check out Botany of Desire. I have also read In Defense of Food.
May 01, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Yes! Thanks!
May 01, 2021
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You are so welcome!
Apr 29, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Thanks!
Apr 19, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Thanks so much!
Apr 19, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Thanks! I will check it out.
Apr 08, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Thank you!
Apr 06, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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You too!
Mar 22, 2021
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