At 09:46 06/04/98 -0400, David Stanton wrote: #Although I am not familiar with what you describe as a "hard yellow_white part," your #seedlings may be suffering from damping off. Typically, there is a lesion on the stem at #the soil line. It not really a lesion. It was like some hard part on the outside, which I actually could scratch off with the nails of my finger. #What kind of environment are your seedlings in? Already in the garden? Inside? Warm/cold? At the moment the first seedlings start falling, they were on the heating at a very stable temperature of 24 centidegrees. Above it was a growing lamp. Now they are in our sunhouse, which is warm during the day, at least when the sun shines, and cool during the night. #What are they growing in -- potting soil, garden soil? Potting soil. Greetings, -- DeJean According to Horrowitz, there are three types of pianists: homosexual, jewish and bad pianists. Do I have to worry?