Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

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FREE Book!!! – IPM for Select Deciduous Trees in Southeastern US Nursery Production

Southeastern nursery growers now have a new best friend when fighting pests and diseases. A new book, available in hard copy and iBook format for iPads, is now available, thanks to the Southern Nursery IPM Working Group. The book—IPM for Select Deciduous Trees in Southeastern US Nursery Production—is a compilation…
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Kanuga – 18th Ornamental Workshop on Diseases and Insects

18th Ornamental Workshop on Diseases and Insects Old Friends, New Foes Kanuga Conference Center 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive Hendersonville, NC 28739 http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/plantpath/activities/societies/ornamental/ September 24 – 28, 2012 2012 Keynote talks include: A Decade Plus of Boxwood Blight Research.  Bjorn Gehesquière, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Merelbeke, BELGIUM. Disasters by…
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SNA Research Conference Proceedings

The annual SNA Research Conference has become world-renowned for quality research. Participants are the top horticultural research and educational leaders from across the country. Hundreds of topics in thirteen categories are presented at the conference and the proceedings are published online as an industry service.     The SNA Research Conference Proceedings,…
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IR-4 Survey for Horticulture

The 2012/2013 Grower and Extension Survey is now available online. This survey is critical in deciding the IR-4 research priorities for ornamental horticulture. It outlines the pest management needs and will be a main component of the 2013 Workshop discussions.   As you fill out the questionaire, focus your thoughts on…
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Mobile App Adds New High-Tech Tool to the Gardeners Toolbox

Knoxville, Tenn. – Gardeners are known for having all the right tools to tackle the toughest landscape challenges. Now there is a high-tech tool at their fingertips that will help keep them aware of pests as they develop over the season, as well as provide them how-to information on insect…
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The Trial Gardens at UGA host 30th Public Open House July 14

Over the last three decades, the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia have introduced home gardeners and landscape designers to thousands of new plant varieties. Every year at the Trial Gardens’ open house, visitors have the chance to get an up-close look at a new class of vetted ornamentals…
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