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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Twospotted spider mites and webbing on a butterfly bush leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Scout for Twospotted Spider Mites

Twospotted spider mites are probably the most common spider mite species to damage ornamental plants, fruits, vegetables, and others. Twospotted …

Eastern tent caterpillar feeding on a cherry leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Eastern tent caterpillars are common native insects that create silk webs or ‘tents’ in the branch crotches of some …

Cover photo for Relief Funds for Farmers

Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

Winter Lawn Care for Tall Fescue

Have you aerated, re-seeded, fertilized, and established a healthy tall fescue lawn this season? If not, it is best …

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Red Thread stand symptoms

Red Thread in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of red thread.

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Pythium blight foliar stand symptoms.

Pythium Blight in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of pythium blight.

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Gray leaf spot.

Gray Leaf Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of gray leaf spot.

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Summer patch.

Summer Patch in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of summer patch.

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Fairy ring stand symptoms

Fairy Ring in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fairy ring.

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Rust

Rust in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of rust.

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Figure 1. White patches of male tea scales.

Tea Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of tea scale, an insect pest …

Dollar Spot

Dollar Spot in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of dollar spot.

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