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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 …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Figure 1. Two sweet basil leaf types produced out Of the same pa

North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

6 days ago

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

6 days ago
Adult Japanese beetle

Japanese Beetles in North Carolina Grapes

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a minor pest of grapes in North Carolina with …

1 week ago
Adult beetles are green with hints of bronze.

Green June Bug in North Carolina Grapes

The green June bug (Cotinus nitida) is an occasional pest of grapes in North Carolina. …

1 week ago
Close-up of crown of Palmar amaranth plant

Weed Management in Watermelon

This publication discusses weeds common to watermelon and how to control them. Weed management strategies …

2 weeks ago
Granville wilt tobacco plant

Granville Wilt of Tobacco

This factsheet shares the symptoms and control of Granville Wilt, a devastating disease of tobacco …

strawberry clipper damage

Strawberry Clipper Weevils in Strawberry

This factsheet describes the biology and management of strawberry clipper weevils in commercial strawberry production.

3 weeks agoStrawberry Insects
Jerusalem artichoke tubers and flower

Growing Jerusalem Artichokes

This publication offers information on the Jerusalem artichoke, (Helianthus tuberosus L.), also known as sunchoke, …