Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

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57th SNA Research Conference Proceedings Available

Take Advantage of the Latest Horticultural Research… The 57th SNA Research Conference Proceedings is now available online.   SNA provides you with 2,872 titles comprised of more than 11,208 of horticultural research (1991 – 2012) – at your fingertips! Log on to www.sna.org for the 57th Annual SNA Research Conference Proceedings. You find…
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Upcoming Webinar Focuses on AGR-Lite Crop Insurance

Understanding Whole-Farm Insurance for Specialized, Diversified Farms The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) will offer a webinar on Thursday, June 28, to explain Adjusted Gross Revenue Lite (AGR-Lite)— a unique, federally subsidized crop-insurance product that holds great promise to serve the needs of smaller, diverse, specialty crop, organic, and…
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Downy mildew on impatiens identified in Georgia retail nursery and landscape

Dr. Jean Williams-Woodward- University of Georgia Plant Pathologist —————————————————————— Downy mildew on impatiens identified in Georgia retail nursery and landscape Downy mildew on impatiens (Impatiens walleriana), caused by Plasmopara obducens, has been confirmed from a commercial nursery and a home landscape sample this week. The commercial sample, submitted by the Georgia Department of Agriculture,…
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Proper Use and Handling of Glyphosate in Plant Nurseries

A NEW publication by Shawn T. Steed and Robert H. Stamps at The University of Florida/IFAS —————————- Glyphosate is the largest-selling single crop protection chemical worldwide (Woodburn 2000) and the most used herbicide in the nursery industry in the United States (Norcini et al. 1996). It is used for postemergent…
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Free IPM webinar: Thursday, June 7th 2012 at 11 am EDT ” Bacterial spots and blights on ornamental plants “

” Bacterial spots and blights on ornamental plants ”  will be presented by Dr. Jean Williams-Woodward Warmer temperatures tends to increase bacterial diseases on plants. Leaf spots, blights, and wilts are becoming more common within nurseries and greenhouses. This webinar will cover what to look for to identify and manage…
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