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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, …

Water Lilies as a cut flower crop

Water Lilies as a Cut Flower

Water lilies are not a common cut flower, but they are found now and again at wholesale houses or …

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 …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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 …

5/23/19TurfFiles
Knockout rose chlorosis caused by imazapyr spray drift.

Acetolactate Synthase (ALS) Inhibitors

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

Figure 1. Ground pearl cysts and adult

Ground Pearls in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of ground pearls and addresses how to control them as …

5/23/19TurfFiles

Ronstar (oxadiazon)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide Ronstar (oxadiazon).