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Cover photo for Poinsettia Sale, Dec 10-12

Poinsettia Sale, Dec 10-12

This year the Horticultural Science Graduate Student Association will be selling poinsettias at the JC Raulston Arboretum/Horticultural Field Labs, 4415 Beryl …

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Southeastern Vegetable Crop Handbook

Everything you need to know to successfully grow vegetables in the Southeast including: varieties, planting dates, fertilizer recommendations, cover …

Bryce Lane

Introduction to Plant Identification

The Path to Successful Gardening Six Week Course taught by Bryce Lane NCSU Professor & Lecturer Emeritus, Dept. of Horticultural Science Location JC …

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NC Tree Identification

Trees of North Carolina A Free, On-Line Plant Identification tool Featuring native and naturalized trees of North Carolina. Includes images of bark, twigs, …

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Soybean Cold Damage

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Soybean Deer Damage

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Japanese Beetles in North Carolina Grapes

The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) is a minor pest of grapes in North Carolina with …

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Green June Bug in North Carolina Grapes

The green June bug (Cotinus nitida) is an occasional pest of grapes in North Carolina. …

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Spider Mites in Soybean

This factsheet describes identifying and controlling spider mites in soybeans in North Carolina.

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Weed Management in Watermelon

This publication discusses weeds common to watermelon and how to control them. Weed management strategies …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

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Induced Molting of Commercial Layers

This publication discusses how to molt commercial layer flocks.

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