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Winter Beauty

By: Aimee Jarrels, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Pender County During the winter season, we rarely see many flowers. Many …

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What to Plant When

By: Aimee Jarrels, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Pender County A lot of people want to get into gardening. While …

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Christmas Ferns - More Than Decoration

Written by: Aimee Jarrels, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer in Pender County Polystichum Acrostichoides, commonly known as Christmas Ferns, from the …

Center Update: Ground Pearl Control

Evaluation Pesticide Applications to Ground Pearls ( Margarodes spp.) in Centipedegrass PI: Matthew Martin Introduction The ground pearl (Margarodes spp.), is a …

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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 …