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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Cover photo for Exobasidium Leaf and Fruit Spot

Exobasidium Leaf and Fruit Spot

Exobasidium leaf and fruit spot has been reported from numerous locations in NC this year. The disease, caused by …

US Highbush Blueberry Council

USHBC Meetings Calendar

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council holds regular meetings for blueberry growers and representatives from industry and academia. View the …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Mapleworm egg cluster

Greenstriped Mapleworm

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

Figure 3. Greenhouse whitefly nymph.

Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …

Figure 2. Granulate ambrosia beetle trap.

Granulate (Asian) Ambrosia Beetle Trapping

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on scouting and trapping the granulate (Asian) ambrosia beetle, …

For square spacing, the distance between plants within rows (X)

Selection and Use of Stress-Tolerant Bedding Plants for the Landscape

Each of us are subjected to stresses and pressures every day in our home, work, …

Pruning Field Grown Shade and Flowering Trees

Every nurseryman should know how to prune trees and the reason for the various pruning …

Managing Drought on Nursery Crops

Drought has always caused nursery crop producers great concern. If irrigation water becomes limiting, growers …

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Using the PourThru Procedure for Checking EC and pH for Nursery Crops

Every nursery needs to have someone who routinely checks Electrical Conductivity (EC) also called soluble …

The Pour-Through Extraction Procedure: A Nutrient Management Tool for Nursery Crops

By routinely measuring the electrical conductivity (EC) and pH of growing media and irrigation water …

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