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Got Creeping Bentgrass Problems?

Imagine this. Rain followed by heat stress = creeping bentgrass problems. Just last week we diagnosed our first cases …

Dollar Spot Alert

Over the past couple of weeks, a very familiar turfgrass disease, dollar spot, has begun its assault across much …

Return of the Fungi

Things have been relatively quiet here at the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab with regards to disease samples, however …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Gray mold caused by Botrytis cinerea on high tunnel tomatoes

Foliar Fungal Diseases on High Tunnel and Greenhouse Tomatoes

This vegetable disease fact sheet discusses three foliar fungal diseases (Botrytis gray mold, leaf mold, …

Phytophthora shoot blight on annual vinca

Phytophthora Blight and Root Rot on Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials

Identification and management of Phytophthora in annuals and herbaceous perennials in greenhouses and in the …

Mosquito Control for Stormwater Facilities

This factsheet provides a review of strategies for designing and maintaining stormwater facilities to limit …

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

3 weeks ago
TABM adult

Tufted Apple Bud Moth

Tufted apple bud moth description, life cycle, monitoring, and control.

3 weeks ago
Oriental fruit moth adult

Oriental Fruit Moth

Oriental fruit moth description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

3 weeks ago
2 graphs with x-axis as timing and y-axis as types of yield

Management of Palmer Amaranth in Sweetpotato

Palmer amaranth is the most common and most troublesome weed in North Carolina sweetpotato. This …

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