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April 20, 2012
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in phlox. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. Click on the PDF below to learn more.
March 13, 2012
To learn more about diseases affecting verbena, please click on the PDF link below.
February 28, 2012
To learn more about diseases affecting dahlias, please click on the PDF link below.
February 09, 2012
Many growers no longer rely exclusively on conventional pesticides to control pests. Most have increased their use of mechanical and biological control methods.While pesticide resistance issues have driven much of this change in management...
February 09, 2012
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in snapdragons. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting snapdragons, please click on the...
December 09, 2011
Growers face many challenges producing bedding plants — timing, insects, profitability and, of course, disease. Diseases can be particularly frustrating as they often appear just as the crop is ready for sale. For the homeowner, diseases can...
December 09, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in gaillardia. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting gaillardia, please click on the...
November 10, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in lavender. To view this layout, please select the PDF option below.
October 18, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in chrysanthemum. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. Please click on the PDF version below t to learn more about diseases...
September 21, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in petunias. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting petunias, please click the PDF link...
August 24, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in zinnia. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting zinnia, please click on the PDF link...
July 21, 2011
Fungus gnats (Bradysia spp.) are common insect pests of greenhouse-grown crops. The adult flies (Figure 1, above) are considered a nuisance causing minimal direct plant damage; however, eggs laid by adult females hatch into larvae (Figure 2, page 64...
July 21, 2011
To view tables and figures, click on the PDF link to the right. Plant fertilization requirements, nutrient monitoring and nutrient disorders have been a major research and extension focus at North Carolina State University. With nutrient disorders,...
July 21, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in lisianthus. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting lisianthus, click on the PDF link...
June 20, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in calibrachoa. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting calibrachoa, click on the PDF...
May 19, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in osteospermum.Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting osteospermum, click on the PDF...
April 13, 2011
Worried about downy mildew this spring? There’s nothing wrong with that — you should be. We know relatively little about these kinds of plant pathogens; and what you don’t know can hurt you! The downy mildews are recognized as some of the most...
April 13, 2011
With all the equipment available, it can be hard to decide which items will best suit your situation. While you could make use of almost every sprayer out there, finding the most efficient is your goal. Your old sprayer is on its final legs: the...
April 13, 2011
The availability of new pest control materials (in this case, insecticides and miticides) each year, particularly those with different modes of action, helps to deal with the array of insect and mite pests feeding on horticultural/floricultural...
April 13, 2011
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in salvia. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn about the diseases affecting salvia, please click on the PDF...