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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

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

1 week ago

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

1 week ago
Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

2 graphs with x-axis as timing and y-axis as types of yield

Management of Palmer Amaranth in Sweetpotato

Palmer amaranth is the most common and most troublesome weed in North Carolina sweetpotato. This …

1/31/20

Fresh Market Tomato Production Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina

The tomato is a warm season crop. With special production practices you can produce your …