Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

News alerts and tips from Southeastern universities.

CEU/WORKSHOP for Growers — Nursery and Greenhouse: Water Treatment and Quality Workshop

Sarah White, Clemson University   When/Where: Davidson and Huntersville, North Carolina. January 26 2012, 9 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. You will learn how to: Manage plant pathogens, algae, biofilm, and salt problems in irrigation water Use chemical or cultural approaches to treat water, based on presentations from industry and university…
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Diagnostics System for Crop History and Disorders in Greenhouses and Nurseries

Bodie Pennisi, Extension Horticulture Specialist, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, GA 30223      bpennisi@uga.edu Paul Thomas, Extension Horticulture Specialist, 224 Hoke Smith Building, Athens, GA 30602    pathomas@uga.edu This manual has been put together based upon consultation with Extension specialists and industry consultants with a great body of experience. Hundreds of greenhouse problems,…
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Soybean Cyst Nematode: A Potential Problem for Nursuries

Nicole Ward and Don Hershman, University of Kentucky Department of Plant Pathology Win Dunwell, University of Kentucky Department of Horticulture   Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most serious disease pest of soybean in the United States and results in an estimated $1 billion in losses annually. SCN is a microscopic roundworm (Heterodera glycines)…
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FREE Irrigation Webinars by The Water Education Alliance

The Water Education Alliance for Horticulture is working with University of Florida Cooperative Extension, OFA, FNGLA, and the German grower association Zentralverband Gartenbau and several experts at universities and companies on topics to help growers conserve, recirculate, and treat irrigation water.   Announcements in your e-magazines or grower association newsletters…
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Top 10 Nursery Production Integrated Pest Management Practices in the Southeast

Anthony V. LeBude3 Matthew Chappell1 Jean Williams-Woodward2 Amy Fulcher4 Sarah White5 Steve Frank6 Joe Neal7 To download an Adobe pdf of this file, visit http://www.caes.uga.edu/Publications/displayPDF.cfm?pk_ID=7976 Integrated pest management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to managing pests by combining biological, cultural, physical and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic,…
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