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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Storm Damaged Trees

After driving around a little after hurricane Florence, there are a lot of trees that are down or leaning. …

Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

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2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Winter Annual Cover Crops

This publication discusses production of winter annual cover crops, their benefits and management. Research has …

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strawberry plant with many dead brown leaves.

Winter Injury

Winter injury/cold injury is described and management provided for strawberry crops.

Normal strawberry leaves with black areas.

Wind Damage

Wind damage of strawberry is described.

Figure 1. Indian wax scale crawlers under wax cover.

Soft Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes common aspects of biology and management of soft scale insects …

15 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes
Maple eyespot galls

Maple Eyespot Gall Midge

This factsheet discusses the biology and control of ocellate gall midges, which cause red and …

Postemergence Grass Control in Landscapes and Nurseries

Annual and perennial grasses can be selectively controlled in most broadleaf crops and landscapes using …

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Dismiss (sulfentrazone)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Dismiss (sulfentrazone).