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13. Propagation

This propagation chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook explains how and why to grow new …

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Lettuce drop symptoms

Lettuce Drop

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, a fungal …

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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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Red maple branch covered in gloomy scales

Impervious Surface Thresholds for Sustainable Urban Tree Planting and Landscape Design

A foundation of IPM in urban landscapes is to put the right plant in the …

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Reward (diquat dibromide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Reward (diquat dibromide).

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Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

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Gloomy scale-infested branch

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

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

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Cypress weevil

Cypress Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cypress weevil, an insect …

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