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Center Update: Pythium Root Rot

Biology and Management of Pythium Root Rot in Golf Course Putting Greens PI: Jim Kerns; Student: Halle Hampy Introduction Creeping bentgrass, annual …

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Center Update: Testing Drought Tolerance

Evaluation Of Drought-Tolerant Warm-Season Turfgrass Response To Water-Saving Irrigation Scheduling Methods PI: Chadi Sayde; Student: Ryan Ackett Introduction With increased urban demand …

Center Update: Pesticide Phytoremediation

Evaluation of Various Riparian, Aquatic, And Wetland Species For Phytoremediation Of Pesticides PI: Fred Yelverton; Student: Alayne McKnight Synthetic pesticides are …

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Center Update: Turfgrass Water Use

Improving Water Use by Turfgrasses: Identifying and Overcoming Physiological and Physical Hurdles PI: Thomas Rufty; Student: Matthew Taggart Introduction This project …

Center Update: Soil Microbiology

Understanding the Root-Associated Microbiota: Turfgrass Species Impacts PI: Wei Shi; Student: Qing Xia Introduction Turfgrass establishment and maintenance has long been …

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Center Update: Pest Management

Improved Pest Management Through New Monitoring Technology PI: Rick Brandenburg Introduction Cost effective pest management requires timely information on pest status and …

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Center Update: Herbicide Efficacy

Evaluation of Herbicide Efficacy from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Applications in Naturalized Areas in Golf Courses PI: Ramon Leon; Student: Andrew …

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Holiday Plants

When we speak of holiday plants, these are among the most popular that come to mind: Poinsettia, Mistletoe, and …

Winter Exterior Plant Care

As we get too busy doing our Christmas preparations such as getting presents for everyone and checking off our …

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Benefits of Houseplants

As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to stay indoors, many have turned to tending to plants as a …

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New NCDA&CS Form for Soil Tests

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has just released a new Soil Test form for Gardeners. Download the …

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NC FarmLink

NC FarmLink was recently featured in Tobacco Farm Quarterly. In the article, found on page 18, journalist, Lara Ivanitch …

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Figure 1. Bees in turf.

Bees in Turf

This Entomology Insect Note describes the control of bees in turfgrasses.

Uvas de racimo en el huerto de la casa

Las uvas son agradables golosinas de verano que se pueden consumir frescas o en forma …

Uvas muscadinias en el huerto de la casa

Las uvas muscadinias están bien adaptadas a la llanura costera de Carolina del Norte, donde …

Muscadine Grapes in the Home Garden

Muscadine grapes are well adapted to the Coastal Plain of North Carolina, where temperatures seldom …

Bunch Grapes in the Home Garden

Grapes are welcome summer treats that can be eaten fresh, processed into jellies, jams, juice …

Figure 1. Adults and eggs of the southern red mite.

Southern Red Mite and Spruce Spider Mite

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the southern red mite and …

Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings

There are many species of bamboo sold in the nursery trade, some more invasive than …

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Tall Fescue, Hard (Fine) Fescue, and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue, hard …