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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

Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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2016 Top Performing Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars for North Carolina

This publication offers recommended tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass cultivars in North Carolina based on …

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

While research has shown that pollution of surface and groundwater supplies from turfgrass pesticide application …

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Carolina Athletic Fields: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf on Athletic Turf

A guide to maintaining quality turf on athletic fields.

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Water Quality and Commercial Lawn Care

This publication describes the best management practices (BMP) to reduce sediment and keep nutrients and …

Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

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