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  Radish - Watch Your Garden Grow - University of Illinois Extension
Winter radishes must be thinned to 2 to 4 inches, or even farther apart to allow for proper development of their larger roots.
On beds, radishes may be broadcast lightly and thinned to stand 2 to 3 inches apart in all directions.
Summer radishes are the small ones of bold red, pink, purple, white or red and white.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /veggies/radish1.html   (1621 words)

  
  Radish - LoveToKnow 1911
The winter radishes, which grow to a large size, should be sown in the beginning of July and in August, in drills from 6 to 9 in.
Radishes, like other fleshy roots, are attacked by insects, the most dangerous being the larvae of several species of fly, especially the radish fly (Anthoniyia radicuna).
To obtain early radishes a sowing in the British Isles should be made about the beginning of November, and continued fortnightly till the middle or end of February; the crop will generally be fit for use about six weeks after sowing.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Radish   (600 words)

  
 Chapter 6: Common Vegetables for Seed and Fruit
Radish is grown almost entirely for the use of its succulent root as a green salad vegetable.
Radish is the source of some nectar and pollen, but Kremer (1945) stated that honey bee flight volume in radish fields was less than half that in clover fields, with little activity in the afternoons.
The pollination of radish was studied by Crane and Mather (1943), Kremer (1945), and Radchenko (1966).
gears.tucson.ars.ag.gov /book/chap6/radish.html   (793 words)

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