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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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"Haulin Ag"

“Haulin Ag ” NC Highway Patrol Workshop to answer all your questions on equipment, securing loads and hauling your agriculture …

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Mountain Laurel Leaf Blight

Pest alert: Mountain Laurel Leaf blight is caused by the fungus Diaporthe kalmiae (Phomopsis kalmiae). The disease can be …

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Pruning Crape Myrtles

Many gardeners have Crape Myrtles established in their landscapes. Unfortunately, the tree has the dubious distinction among gardeners and horticulturists …

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Crapemyrtle Aphid

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Growing Peaches in North Carolina

This publication covers site selection, variety selection, weed control, pruning, diseases and insects and harvesting …

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2016 North Carolina Peach and Nectarine Disease and Pest Mangement

This publication is intended to help you manage diseases and pests of peaches. In choosing …

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Spittlebug in Strawberries

This publication describes the spittlebug and its impacts on the North Carolina strawberry crop.

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Gloomy Scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Comstock), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Gloomy scale is an armored scale insect pest of ornamental trees, most commonly red maple …

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

Maple Eyespot Gall Midge, Acericecis ocellaris (Osten Sacken), Diptera: Cecidomyiidae

This factsheet discusses the biology and control of ocellate gall midges, which cause red and …