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Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

Cover photo for 2019 Grape Insect Pest Survey

2019 Grape Insect Pest Survey

This spring, the Specialty Crop IPM Lab is scouting vineyards in throughout North Carolina in order to track the …

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Roses for North Carolina

Sooner or later most home gardeners think about growing roses. Landscape uses are quite varied …

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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Southern Stem Blight of Strawberry

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

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