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New IPM Video from UF & UGA

A variety of sustainable pest management strategies are available for nurseries ranging from simple items requiring little investment to major infrastructural changes. This video presents an overview of IPM including sanitation, irrigation and systems approaches to sustainable pest management. More information is available on the project website: http://site.caes.uga.edu/snpp/ To watch…
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June Extension Plant Pathology Update – University of Georgia

The June update includes: May 2013 Plant Disease Clinic report Table of sample diagnoses from a year ago – June 2012 Tomato diseases in home gardens Ornamental Fungicides Efficacy Table online 2013 Vegetable Disease Spray Guides and Efficacy Tables Gummy stem blight on watermelon advisory Turfgrass disease update (Brown patch,…
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Cicadas in Nurseries and Landscapes

Posted on June 7, 2013 by ecoIPM.com blog visit us for more nursery and landscape IPM information. Follow us on Twitter @OrnaPests.  For folks in western parts of the state you may have periodical cicadas in your nursery or landscape.  Of course this will depend on a number of things including the habitat surrounding…
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Daylily leaf miner is a new pest in Southeast

Posted on June 4, 2013 on http://ecoipm.com.  Visit us for more nursery and landscape IPM information. Follow us on Twitter @OrnaPests.  The Daylily leafminer is a recent pest from Asia. It was first detected in 2006 but is now spread through much of the Southeast including North Carolina.  I spotted some last…
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Red headed flea beetles active!

Red headed flea beetles active in nurseries Posted on June 4, 2013 by ecoIPM.com blog visit us for more nursery and landscape IPM information. Follow us on Twitter @OrnaPests.  Redheaded flea beetles, Systena frontalis, have become a serious pest of nursery stock Redheaded flea beetle on Itea. Photo: Greg Bryant, NCSU over the past several years.  They…
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