Christina Ek

Christina Ek

Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina-Columbia

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Published on Jan 08, 2022

Greenhouse Updates

The potatoes are finally growing, and the spinach is almost mature. The collards are steadily growing. Results from the soil testing company are still pending to determine the impact of the rye cov...

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Published on Sep 21, 2021

Fall Crops

I am finishing up with the tomatoes and cucumbers. Soon, I will plant cereal rye (what is used for bread flour in northern Europe), potatoes, and some extra spinach and collards from last year. The...

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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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Thank you so much for your kind words!
Sep 22, 2021
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Thanks!
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
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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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
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