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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 …

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Roses for North Carolina

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Hints for Fall-Planted Spring and Early Summer Flowering Bulbs

This publication offers guidelines on planning a garden and buying bulbs, as well as planting …

Figure 1. Cross section of a woody plant stem.

Grafting and Budding Nursery Crop Plants

This publication provides information on budding and grafting techniques, which can be used successfully in …

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Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).

Devrinol (napropamide)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Devrinol (napropamide).

Barricade, Prodiamine, Regalkade G (prodiamine)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the preemergence herbicide Barricade, Prodiamine or …

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Strawberry Viruses

This publication discusses the signs and symptoms as well as management of a variety of …

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SSB whole plant collapse

Southern Stem Blight of Strawberry

The symptoms and treatment techniques of southern stem blight in strawberries are discussed in this …

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