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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Cut dahlias

Extending Cut Dahlia Vase Life

Cut dahlias are perennially popular with growers and consumers because of their stunning beauty, and amazingly diverse colors, shapes, …

poinsettia with dew

2017 Poinsettia Open House

2017 Poinsettia Open Houses will be held Tuesday, November 28th, for growers and industry suppliers and Sunday, December 3rd, for …

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2014 Poinsettia Open Houses

2014 Poinsettia Open Houses will be held Tuesday, Dec. 2, for growers and industry suppliers and Sunday, Dec. 7, …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing

To apply restricted-use pesticides to agricultural commodities, you must be certified or be supervised by …

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Leaching Fraction: A Tool to Schedule Irrigation for Container-Grown Nursery Crops

Monitoring leachate can be a helpful tool to successfully schedule irrigation and avoid the inefficiencies …

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Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

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

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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 …

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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …

Fusilade II (fluazifop-P-butyl)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Fusilade II (fluazifop-P-butyl).

Zoysiagrass Mites

Zoysiagrass mites (Aceria (Eriophyes) zoysiae) are tiny, elongated (worm-like), white arachnids that are occasional pests …

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Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of an ALS inhibitor herbicide injury.